women drivers

Saudi women will now be allowed to drive motorcycles and trucks

Saudi women will now be allowed to drive motorcycles and trucks

In September, King Salman issued a decree saying women will be able to drive from next June.

Dec 16, 2017, 19:42 PM IST
Women may be better drivers than men: Study

Women may be better drivers than men: Study

Researchers suggested that young men and extroverted or neurotic people are more prone to distraction.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
'Battle of the sexes': Saudi men react to women driving

'Battle of the sexes': Saudi men react to women driving

The decision was led by Prince Mohammed, who styles himself as a reformer who will set the country on the road to modernity and civil liberty.

Oct 04, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

'Brand image, performance key factors for women car buyers'

Product performance and brand image are the most important factors for women car buyers and not exterior paint colour, says a study conducted by Singapore-based PremonAsia.

Aug 24, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

Women drivers likely to be exempted from odd-even scheme in Delhi starting from April 15

The Delhi government is likely to give exemption to women drivers under the second round of odd-even scheme starting from April 15.

Apr 05, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal unveils odd-even blueprint for vehicles

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday formally unveiled the blueprint for the introduction of the 'Odd-Even Formula for vehicles that will ply in the city and those coming in from the Na

Dec 24, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

NDMC trained women drivers to drive government vehicles soon

Women drivers trained by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will soon be seen driving government vehicles, with a proposal mooted by the civic body getting a positive response from the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

Jul 05, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

UK Jewish group causes furore with women drivers ban

Schools run by an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in London could face an investigation after leaders of the group warned in a letter that women members were banned from driving their children to the premises.

May 29, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

DTC takes steps to have more women drivers

Keen on roping in women drivers for its fleet, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has decided to provide training and help them in getting heavy motor vehicle licence.

Mar 29, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Noida DND flyway to be toll free for women drivers on Sunday

The DND flyway will be toll free for women drivers crossing this stretch on Sunday on the occasion of International Women Day.

Mar 08, 2015, 00:30 AM IST

Saudi extends detention of women driving activists: Amnesty

Saudi authorities have extended the detention of two women's rights activists, one of whom tried to drive into the kingdom in defiance of a ban, Amnesty International said on on Tuesday.

Dec 09, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Saudi Arabia warns online backers of women drivers

Saudi officials say the country`s strict codes against political dissent on the Internet will be applied to anyone offering online support for a planned protest by women challenging the male-only driving rules in the ultraconservative kingdom.

Oct 25, 2013, 19:15 PM IST

Saudi warns women against defying driving ban

Saudi Arabia on Thursday warned it will take measures against activists who go ahead with a planned weekend campaign to defy a ban on women drivers in the conservative Muslim kingdom.

Oct 24, 2013, 21:22 PM IST

Saudi Arabia car owners fined for allowing women to drive

Saudi Arabia traffic police has fined several private car owners for allowing women to drive against the kingdom`s rules.

Sep 26, 2013, 13:06 PM IST

Women drivers hit the roads in Somalia

Streets in the Somali capital have been "no-go" areas for women drivers for the past 22 years because of a ban imposed by Islamist militants on females from taking the driver`s seat. But things have now changed.

Jun 23, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

Oman proposes ban on niqab veils for women drivers

A Saudi online newspaper says Oman is proposing that women be banned from wearing face veils when driving.

May 21, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Saudi woman to get 10 lashes for driving a car

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that bans women both Saudi and foreign from driving.

Sep 28, 2011, 18:01 PM IST

Coming soon to Malaysia, taxis driven by women for women

Malaysia’s Family and Community Development Minister Senator Heng Seai Kie has said that Kuala Lumpur will have taxis driven by women for women.

Jul 14, 2011, 11:47 AM IST