If you or your children ride bicycles in Japan, and if you bump into a pedestrian, you may have to pay big amount of compensation.
There was a case which a child hit an old lady with his bicycle, and the lady was injured badly. The child and his parents were sentenced to pay almost a hundred million yen (1 oku yen). Same accident can happen any time.
If you and your family ride bicycles, and if you are not insured yet, we suggest you to buy insurance as soon as you can. Some insurance companies pro
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