Male Giving Driving Lessons to a Female

By Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Posted: 27 Safar 1424, 17 April 2004

Q.) I am a driving instructor in the UK. Does Islam permit me to give lessons to women?

A.) It is haram for a male to give driving lessons to a Ghayr Mahram (not prohibited in marriage) female. Rasulullah Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam said, 'No (Ghayr Mahram) man should be alone with a woman.' And Allah Ta'ala Knows Best