Lately there has been several articles in the media regarding Saudi women driving..
These are the links, it has started with this article by reuters:
.... foreign minister says women should drive
These are some parts of the article:
""Myself, I think they should drive. But (we) are not the ones who decide on that. It has to be the families who decide on that,"
............... it is a social issue. We believe that this is something for the families to decide, for the people to decide"
Then there was this article in The Saudi Gazette the Link:
Women try their Luck to get Driving License
So some Saudi women headed to local traffic departments to apply for drivers licenses.... they were told that they didn't receive "The Memo" ..