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About safe driving support car (sapoka, sapoka S)

Last update date March 9, 2020

Operation errors such as delays of covering short accident of pedal and brakes operation might lead to serious traffic accident.
We say car equipped with acceleration restraint devices at collision damage reduction brakes and pedal mis-stepping with safe driving support car to supplement operation error to control including a fret of carelessness and feeling of driver, and to support safe driving.
"Safety support car" (sapoka) is nickname of "safety support car S" (sapoka S), and safe driving support car is called depending on function equipped with.

Targeting at advanced age drivers (including company employing advanced age driver becoming 65 years or older by the end of 2019) becoming 65 years or older by the end of 2019, application reception desk is started about system that country assists a part of installation expense of sudden acceleration restraint device at the purchase of vehicle and pedal mis-stepping to existing vehicle from March 9, 2020 to push forward the spread of sapoka.
In addition, application methods are announced for more information about system by supporting business enforcer (next generation car promotion center (outside site)).

About sapoka, sapoka S

"Safety support car" (sapoka) is car to recommend to all drivers equipped with collision damage reduction brakes.

"Safety support car S" (sapoka S) is car to recommend to advanced age driver in particular equipped with acceleration restraint devices in addition to collision damage reduction brakes at pedal mis-stepping.

sapoka, performance of sapoka S
Item

Collision damage reduction brakes
(anti-vehicle)

Collision damage reduction brakes
(anti-walker)

Pedal mis-stepping acceleration restraint device

※1

Traffic lane deviation warning

※2

Advanced light
※3

sapoka

       
sapoka S Basic


※4

     
Basic +

     
Wide


※1 car with a manual transmission is excluded
※Even 2 traffic lane maintenance support equipment is possible
※We say 3 jidosetsu*katazenterito, automatic glare-proof model headlight or light distribution variableness model headlight
※4 operation speed level is the 30km per an hour following

Safe driving support car supports safe driving by advanced security technology such as automatic brakes, and is useful for reduction of prevention and damage of traffic accident.
However, device supporting these safe driving is not almighty, and device may not operate by condition. Let's keep safe driving in mind without putting too much confidence in function of device.

About sapoka in country, approach for the spread of sapoka S

Targeting at advanced age drivers (including company employing advanced age driver becoming 65 years or older by the end of 2019) becoming 65 years or older by the end of 2019, application reception desk is started about system that country assists a part of installation expense of sudden acceleration restraint device at the purchase of vehicle and pedal mis-stepping to existing vehicle from March 9, 2020 to push forward the spread of sapoka.
In addition, application methods are announced for more information about system by supporting business enforcer (next generation car promotion center (outside site)).

Toward the external device handling company

About authorized procedure for external device handling company, we were announced about application methods in the next generation by car promotion center.

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Road and Highway Bureau road safety, bicycle policy section

Telephone: 045-671-2323

Telephone: 045-671-2323

Fax: 045-663-6868

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