Ride hailing applications in Saudi Arabia are recruiting female drivers, after the Kingdom announced plans to lift the ban on women driving by June 2018.
Hundreds of women already certified
At least 10,000 female drivers by June
Careem plans to hire more than 10,000 “female captains” — drivers — by June 2018, says Elyas.
Saudi’s national transformation
No special road rules for Saudi women
Abdullah Al-Mutairi, the spokesperson for the Saudi Public Transport Authority (PTA), says the “same regulations governing the licensing of men who work in transportation will be applicable to women.”