Pull Up a Chair: Smartphones and Driving

By: Saturday July 27, 2013 4:00 am

Ten years ago when I traveled – be it driving, riding a train or taking a bus – I was likely only listening to music to pass the time. The entertainment value of all three options was relatively equal but driving often provide greater flexibility.

 

Saudi Sisters Taking the Wheel

By: Saturday June 18, 2011 5:06 pm

Welcome to the open road, sisters in Saudi Arabia. There, in a celebration of freedom that has become regular Friday fare in the Middle East and North Africa, women took the wheel and drove themselves about. While no actual law constrains them, women are under a fatwa against taking off driving a car – and are subject to being detained when they do.

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