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Elderly woman who drives heavy vehicles

Elderly woman who drives heavy vehicles

Many women do not prefer to drive heavy vehicles. And, several women do not even show interest to move out of their home after they turn 60.

But, here is an elderly woman who has several licences to drive different types of heavy vehicles.

This inspiring 69-year-old woman from Kerala is the oldest in the state who can drive more than 20 different heavy vehicles. Some of them are mobile crane, earthmovers, rough terrain crane, forklift, and trailer.

Though she can drive many heavy vehicles, she loves to drive buses and trucks.

Radhamani TK is a native of Thoppumpady. She has more than 32 years of driving experience. She never met with a single accident in her driving. This shows how careful she is while driving a vehicle.

She obtained a light motor vehicle licence in 1981 and a heavy vehicle licence in 1988.

In those times, several women used to sit on a vehicle as a pillion ride. Most of them did not know how to drive a two-wheeler.

In such times, this daring woman stepped forward to get a heavy vehicle licence. People surprised at her when she visited the office for a driving test.

Her husband motivated her a lot. She has a vehicle training institute. She is a driving instructor there.

She trained several women including celebrities.

With her practical experience, she got a diploma in automobile engineering at the age of 68 years.

She has vast knowledge about a vehicle. She can tell everything about the vehicles if you ask.

This master of many heavy vehicles driver does not know how to ride a bicycle.

Normally there is a common notion in the society that women cannot drive heavy vehicles like men. But when they see the driving of this woman, they know that it is completely wrong.

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