The Mine Proving Ground is a comprehensive vehicle proving ground located in Mine City, Yamaguchi Prefecture. Since its opening in 2006, the Mine Proving Ground has participated in social contribution activities, taking advantage of the unique features of the facilities.
To contribute to community revitalization and traffic safety, by opening the proving ground as a venue
Mine Proving Ground features a 3.33-kilometer circuit, which is used as a venue for Yamaguchi Prefectural Police's driving technique improvement training and for Ekiden road relay races organized and supported by local governments, etc.
- Traffic safety training programs organized by Yamaguchi Prefectural Police: 6 times, a total of 100 police officers took part.
- 5th Mine City Ekiden Road Relay Race, organized by the Mine City Ekiden Road Relay Race Steering Committee, etc.: About 660 runners in 84 teams of six categories joined the event. Participants ranged from elementary schoolchildren to adults.