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"Driving in Saudi Arabia" Riyadh Local Custom Tip by Riyadhboy

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For those who have never been before in Saudi Arabia, maybe the different noticeable thing that you’ll not find women driving, some consider this as a lack of freedom to see this while for the Saudi themselves is not, at least for the majority.
From the other hand, maybe Saudi Arabia is the country number one from families having private drivers, and for those who doesn’t know about KSA, that the average of the families here normally not less than 5 sons and daughters and mostly more than this, therefore a private driver would be good idea to be in the service of the house’s ladies at any time they want to go wherever they desire.
Accidents is a big issue here, mostly because young guys who driving in early age without realizing the risk that they can bring for themselves or for the others, the finical losses or been hold in a police station is not an issue here because every body driving in Saudi Arabia “must” have insurance cover, this by law But always the worryness should be on what’s more important ..the people’s life.
So enjoy driving the big clean roads in Saudi Arabia, but always pay attention around you, as everywhere you should do.

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  • Written Apr 20, 2004
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