Niqab-wearing woman starts driver training school just for women

After struggling to get hired at driving schools because of her religious garb, Maha Al-Shaibani decided it was time to take the wheel herself.

For more than five years, Al-Shaibani — who is Muslim and wears a niqab, a veil that covers the entire face except for the eyes — has been running The Queen of Sheba, a women-only driver training service in Ottawa.