In case you’ve been living with your head in the sand for the last week, you will have heard that a Royal Decree was issued in Saudi Arabia allowing females to drive by next year.
Not it’s been revealed that females can apply for a licence at the age of 18. This is the same age as men have to be in order to drive.
“Eighteen years is the age at which a person can obtain a driver’s license and drive a car in the kingdom.”
Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki told al-Arabiya TV