Police, firefighters and paramedics from Palatine responded about 9:59 p.m. Sunday, December 4, 2022 to a report of a rollover crash on Palatine Road west of Northwest Highway near Walgreens.
Upon arrival, police, firefighters, and paramedics discovered a Honda Acty van rolled over to one side with the driver initially reporting no injuries.
Firefighters determined there were no hazards, and the van was uprighted. The driver was able to drive the van into the Walgreens parking lot. The steering wheel was manufactured on the right side of the vehicle; the driver’s side was on the right.
The Honda Acty is a series of cabover microvans and kei trucks produced by the Japanese automaker Honda from 1977 to 2021, designed for the Japanese domestic market (JDM). “Acty” is short for “Activity”.
A kei truck, kei-class truck, is a Japanese mini truck practical pickup truck known as a Japanese keijidōsha “light vehicle” statutory class.
Acty vehicles, which included a pickup truck and minivan category, were built by Honda from 1977 to 2021.
The year of the crashed Honda Acty van was not available, but the style appeared to be a 4th generation Honda Acty, built between 2009 and 2021. Honda stopped manufacturing the Honda Acty in 2021. (See more Best Car Web Japan: [Acty truck production end! ] Wonderful mass of technology! Light trucks are Japan’s treasures / use Google translate).
In the United States, roadways are designed for Right Hand Traffic (RHT). There are 75 countries and territories that use LHT — Left Hand Traffic. RHT is used in 165 countries, according to ChartsBin. In LHT, traffic keeps left and cars usually have the steering wheel on the right (RHD – right hand drive).
Some LHT countries and territories include the British Empire, Indonesia, Japan, Mozambique, Nepal, Suriname, and Sweden (RHT since 1967).
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.
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