Apr 20, 2019
75,000 WOMEN GOT DRIVING LICENSES IN LESS THAN A YEAR IN SAUDI ARABIA
According to the official statistics in Saudi Arabia, more than 75,000 women have got their driving licenses since the ban on women's driving is lifted on 24th June 2018 in the Kingdom. Most Viewed : Saudi Arabia arrested more than 2.9 million illegal expatriates
The overall number of women drivers in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach 100,000 by the end of the year 2019. More than 75,000 women already obtained their licenses in the Kingdom in less than one year.
- Two new driving schools to open their doors in a month in Dammam and Najran, There are also plans to open 11 schools in various parts of Saudi Arabia. Recommend : Foundation stone laid for the first Hindu temple in United Arab Emirates
- In September 2017, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued royal decree announcing the end of the decades-long ban of women driving.
- Women in Saudi Arabia has proved to be good drivers and traffic violations by them so far have not threatened public safety said the Director General of Traffic. See Also : Traffic fine of 3000SR for using Saher camera detector
- Last month Qassim officially launched the school with an area of 55,000 square meters and 40 Saudi women instructors, This school was the first of its kind in the region and 7th in Saudi Arabia.