This story is a bit stale - from October 22, 2017. One of many stories coming out now about the logistics of women starting to drive officially in Saudi Arabia next year. It was originally published in the Arab News, but I'm reprinting from Al-Bawaba. A link to the story is here and it's printed below:
Arrangements are being made by the General Traffic Department
to deploy women officials to attend to Saudi women drivers involved in
The arrangements are being made in view
of the recent royal order issued by King Salman on issuing driving
licenses to men and women alike.
In a statement, Najm for
Insurance Services Co. announced its readiness to support the
implementation of the royal decree by initiating a customized program
that highlights the role of Saudi women in managing traffic accidents.
per the directions of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), the
General Traffic Department and Najm will develop a process of
accommodating and serving Saudi females involved in road accidents and
helping them finalize the required legal procedures.
The statement added that since its
establishment, Najm has been keen to support the development process in
Saudi Arabia, now working in line with Vision 2030.
Najm, through its operational strategy, is continuously developing its
services by applying an integrated solutions framework and utilizing
digital services to meet the demands of their clients to ensure a quick