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Heavy Vehicle (Trucks) and Motorcycle Licences for Women – KSA News

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Just after the decision of giving Licencefor driving 4 wheelers & Cars for Women in Saudi Arabia. Now woemn will be allowed to drive Motro Cycle and will get license as per a Royal decree which will be in effect from June 2018.

Women will also be allowed to drive Trucks as long as they comply with the Saudi Traffic Rules & Regulations.

Heavy Vehicle (Trucks) and Motorcycle Licences for Women-SaudiExpatriate.com

Heavy Vehicle (Trucks) and Motorcycle Licences for Women

Those women who already have International driving license will be able to dire in the kingdom without a need to join any driving school and also women who are from other Gulf countries will be able to convert their driving Licenses to Saudi licenses.

Women on visit Visa who have come to visit Saudi arabia and possess International Driving License will be able to drive in Saudi for a year without converting or applying for a Saudi license for a maximum of one year.

If an international driving license expires in less than a year from the date a Saudi woman arrives in the Kingdom, she will need a Saudi driving license before the expiry of her international license.

The General Directorate of Traffic said it complies with strict anti-harassment laws that will not tolerate any harassment of female drivers.

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Women will be employed at different traffic checkpoints. The General Directorate of Traffic will also recruit women field inspectors for checking women drivers

All the above will be implemented from June 2018.

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