An introduction of the National Agency of Vehicle Inspection.
A message from Kazurou Kurihara, the Chief Executive of the National Agency of Vehicle Inspection.
Explains the establishment background of the National Agency of Vehicle Inspection.
National Agency of Vehicle Inspection consists of a Tokyo Head Office, 9 Main Branch Offices, and 84 Local Branch Offices.
Access info & map of the Head Office of the National Agency of Vehicle Inspection.
Access info & map of the Central Training Center.
Explains the main services offered by the National Agency of Vehicle Inspection.
The mission of the National Agency of Vehicle Inspection is to secure the road safety and to preserve the environment of the motorized society.
Having the number of vehicles in our country reach 77 million and the number of license holders surpass 76 million, motor vehicles are now utilized as an essential part of people's lives and their social activities.
However, as the way each vehicle is used and the way of thinking each driver has for the vehicles are variant, the accepted views for safety and environment and the approaches for the maintenance of the vehicles also differ.
Each one ought do the maintenance of one's vehicles. But at present in which it is required to secure the safety of the vehicle itself and to lighten the burden imposed upon the environment by the motor vehicles, there are many problems that cannot be cleared be self-responsibility alone.
For this reason, the government has set objective standards concerning safety and environment (Safety Regulations for Road Vehicles). "Vehicle inspection" is the process to confirm that each individual vehicle complies with the regulations.
National Agency of Vehicle Inspection is a specified independent administrative agency established in July 2002 for the purpose of securing motor vehicle safety and preserving the environment. Among the business formerly carried out by the government concerning vehicle inspection, National Agency of Vehicle Inspection undertakes the process of examining whether the vehicles comply with the Safety Regulations.
At the National Agency of Vehicle Inspection, the business is carried out paying serious attention to its autonomy, initiative, and transparency.
Significance of vehicle inspection