'No Woman, No Drive' Is This Year's Best Saudi Driving Protest Song

Saudi Arabia has some of the most repressive laws against women in the entire world, prohibiting them from even sitting behind the wheel of a car. Today, brave women across Saudi Arabia are protesting those laws by simply by driving, and brave comedians are protesting by making absolutely hilarious songs. » 10/26/13 10:01am 10/26/13 10:01am

Brave Saudi Woman Defies Nation's Driving Ban On Camera

Next time you're angry about getting stuck in traffic, keep in mind that it's a privilege a lot of us take for granted. Thanks to Saudi Arabia's insane religious extremism, women aren't allowed to drive there. But this Saudi woman decided to say "screw it" and took a Bimmer out for a spin. » 10/09/13 4:40pm 10/09/13 4:40pm

If Women Drive They'll Damage Their Ovaries, Says Stupid Saudi Cleric

Another day, another Stupid Saudi Cleric says A Very Stupid Thing. This time, Stupid Saudi Cleric Sheikh Saleh al-Lohaidan has said that if fragile women with their fragile ovaries managed to get behind the wheel of a car, they can damage said ovaries. Idiot. » 9/29/13 11:18am 9/29/13 11:18am

Saudi cleric claims allowing ladies to drive will lead to end of virgins

A Saudi Arabian cleric has warned his fellow countrymen against lifting the country's ban on allowing women to drive, asserting that letting ladies take the wheel will lead to a complete extinction of virgins within 10 years. Because everyone knows that ladies will only use their newfound freedom to cars to drive… » 12/02/11 4:15pm 12/02/11 4:15pm

Muslim Scholars Debate Whether Saudi Women Can Drive

A women's rights organization in Saudi Arabia has placed, of all things, driving at the center of their reformist agenda. Yeah, that's right, driving. Obviously, we applaud this decision. Who needs to shed the burka when you take the wheel whenever you want! Understandably, a convoluted discussion of Islamic law has… » 3/14/08 4:15pm 3/14/08 4:15pm

Rules Of The Road: Jalopnik Guide To Cell Phone Usage Laws

(The 10th amendment of the US Constitution created a patchwork quilt of state laws related to driving, which is why Jalopnik sorts through the red tape to bring you detailed guides to driving topics such as teenage driving, speed limits, open containers, dehorsing and lemon laws.)

We we're tempted to just limit this… » 12/28/07 12:15pm 12/28/07 12:15pm

Lewis Hamilton Banned from Driving in France, Should Rent Schumacher's…

Doing his best Schumacher impression, F1 driver Lewis Hamilton was popped for driving his Mercedes 123 mph in an 85 mph zone. Why was he driving so fast? Possibly he's still flummoxed after losing to the Stig or maybe it's just because he's a 22-year-old with fame and money. Due to the infraction he's going to lose… » 12/18/07 10:30am 12/18/07 10:30am