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What do car drivers want their passengers to do in Japan?

If you live or work in Japan, you may sit in a car together. What do Japanese drivers expect from their passengers when they are in the same car? If your Japanese colleague is driving a car, he or she will be pleased if you do the following!

What do car drivers want their passengers to do in Japan?

  1. Give them a drink or food
  2. Make good conversation with them
  3. Be concerned to keep them alert and attentive to road conditions
  4. Assist with directions
  5. Take over the wheel when necessary
  6. Not sleep
  7. Let them listen to their favorite music or the radio
  8. Clean up inside the car
  9. Clean up the garbage after a day-trip
  10. Others

Source: MACROMILL, INC. conducted in 2018 among 1,000 business people