Saudi woman behind the wheelSources have reported that a security patrol in Taif today booked a Toyota Previa that was driven by a woman in her forties. There were about 15 girls in the vehicle, all between 14 and 18 years. They were all roaming in the streets of the city.

A vehicle stopped near the security patrol stationed at a roundabout to ask for directions. The policeman was surprised to see a woman driving the vehicle. Further, he observed girls in the vehicle and also that they were not wearing Abayas.

When questioned, the woman behind the wheel said that the girls had come visiting from Jeddah and were staying in a nearby resort.

A case was registered with the traffic department for traffic violation. The woman’s male guardian will be summoned to complete legal formalities relevant to today’s incident. Further details regarding the girls and the lady driver were not reported.