Japanese Man Fined in Hubei for Driving Without a Chinese Drivers’ License

Japanese Man Fined in Hubei for Driving Without a Chinese Drivers’ License
Jun 30, 2016 By eChinacities.com

Can you drive with a Japanese drivers’ license while in China? A Japanese man was recently fined for driving in Hubei with a Japanese drivers’ license rather than a Chinese one.

The Osaka resident was stopped by Chongyang county police on the G56 Hangzhou-Ruili Expressway while driving a white Mazda. He handed police his passport and a document from the Osaka Prefecture Public Safety Commission. He also gave his Japanese drivers’ license. He was fined 500 RMB by police for driving in China without a valid Chinese drivers’ license.

International Driving Permits are not recognized in China. Visitors must apply for a drivers’ license in China if they wish to drive in the country.

Source: thepaper.cn

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Keywords: driving in China hubei Chinese drivers’ license

7 Comments

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SenseiSteve
comment|72711|305724

He can probably drive better without a license then the Chinese idiots who do have one.

Aug 07, 2016 15:42 Report Abuse

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PrincesB
comment|72069|1636124

Better apply for local license to be sure......at least 500 will not make a hole in his pocket.

Jul 07, 2016 13:05 Report Abuse

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Sponge_Bob
comment|71971|1632030

The Fine should be higher, only 500rmb. Im sure there are many drivers who drive without or expired license

Jul 01, 2016 09:59 Report Abuse

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miguel82
comment|71969|79824

How the F*** someone choose this to be an article????

Jul 01, 2016 09:30 Report Abuse

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Englteachted
comment|71967|263127

And why are Chinese allowed to drive in other countries? Is this really news?

Jul 01, 2016 00:51 Report Abuse

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Lord_hanson
comment|71968|279026

To be fair on the Chinese page one of the comments called for China to join the international community.

Jul 01, 2016 09:10 Report Abuse

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Guest388182
comment|71979|43131

China doesn't want to be a member; it wants to be the dictator

Jul 01, 2016 22:32 Report Abuse