Saudi: Traffic signs redesigned to address female drivers

Saudi social media users were widely sharing pictures of redesigned traffic signs that address both men and women drivers.

The signs carried messages that read: “My brother driver,  My sister driver, abiding by traffic regulations protects your own life and the lives of others from danger.”

The traffic signs grabbed wide attention because they are for the first time directed at drivers from both genders.

In September 2017, Saudi King Salman issued a historic decree that lifted a driving ban on women.

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June 24 of this year has been set for the implementation of this reform, to meet all requirements for women to begin driving, Director General Mohammed al-Bassami of the General Department of Traffic said on Tuesday.

 

Source Credit: Arab News

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