And You Thought Parallel Parking Was Tough

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Drivers in Turkmenistan must not only pass a written test and a driving test to get a license. They must also take a 16-hour course on the historical and autobiographical writings of President Saparmurat Niyazov and pass a written exam on the material. Niyazov says the requirement will raise the moral values of the nation. He has also renamed months after himself and family members and banned men from growing facial hair.