Oct 11, 2017
WOMEN DRIVING IS STILL BANNED IN SAUDI TILL JUNE 24th, 2018
Traffic department will penalize the women who drive before the June 24, 2018, As the last year King Salman's order clearly states to prepare all the requirements for women driving and grant driving license for them and allow women to drive from June 24th.
Women who drive with their male protectors or alone will punish if they drive before the specified time warned traffic department of Saudi Arabia. The committee setup by the ministries of Interior, Finance, Labor and Social Development has presented their study on women driving .
- Women who found driving before June 24th of 2018 will be penalized in between 500 Saudi riyals to 900 Saudi Riyals as per the sources of traffic department.
- The formal lifting of ban on women driving will be June 24th of 2018. A woman has been penalized after she posted video of her driving in social media, However the penalty is unknown, but she is not arrested. The owner of the car will also be booked for violation of traffic rules.
- Before few days a woman met with an accident while she was driving on the main road in between Jeddah and Makkah, In the incident 13 year old boy was killed who was with the woman in the car, In another incident one more women died in accident while she was driving.