Monday, February 14, 2011

Driving in India

The Delhi High Court Monday is asking India's government to allow the deaf to have driving licenses. As of now, the country's Motor Vehicle Act prohibits deafpersons from driving on the ground that they "may pose danger to others." The Automotive Research Association of India and the National Road Safety Council is reportedly discussing the measure with the Technical Standing Committee. The deaf are able to drive in all but about two dozen countries.