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Saudi female accident inspectors prepare for women driving

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s first batch of women car accident inspectors are training to respond to incidents involving female drivers, who will be allowed to drive in the kingdom starting on Sunday when a decades-old ban ends. Forty women hired by private insurance company Najm attended a celebration on Thursday in the capital Riyadh. All of them wore black abayas, the traditional loose-fitting robes, and most covered their faces with the niqab as they lined up to receive symbolic diplomas. Just days before women are set…