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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Special driver marks/Особые отметки водителей

This person is a new driver with less than a year of driving experience:

Водитель этого автомобиля получил права не позже чем год тому назад:


This car's driver has already celebrated his/her 70th anniversary:

А водитель этой машины уже отпраздновал свое 70-ти летие:


How can I tell that? That is easy. The picture below shows the special marks that drivers with less than 1 year of experience must display on the front and rear of their vehicles (the mark is called shoshin untensha hyooshiki, which literally means "the beginner driver's sign", top row on the picture). The driver 70 years of age or older must display one of the marks on the bottom row, the mark is called "koorei untensha hyooshiki," which means "aged driver's sign").

Откуда информация? Тут все просто. На картинке внизу (в верхнем ряду) изображены отметки, которые должны быть спереди и сзади автомобиля, водитель которого получил права менее года назад. В нижнем ряду изображены отметки, которые должны быть на автомобиле, водитель которого старше 70-ти лет.


Gotta be really careful around cars like that:

Такую машину надо объезжать особенно осторожно:


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