She’s 71 with 11 Different Types Of Driving Licenses !!!!

Written by on March 8, 2024

Mani Amma

Mani Amma is the co-founder of A2Z Institute of Heavy Equipment’s.

Radhamani Amma, affectionately known as Mani Amma, is a trailblazer in Kerala, defying age and gender norms with her extraordinary driving skills. At 71, she holds 11 different licenses, including that of heavy-duty machines like JCBs and cranes.

During a conversation with on Instagram, she shared her journey, her passion and her determination to defy societal norms.

When asked about her inspiration to learn how to drive heavy vehicles, especially at a time when it is uncommon for women to do so, she said, “I first ventured into driving when my husband suggested. We established a heavy vehicle driving school thereafter. I obtained my four-wheeler license in 1981 and then acquired my heavy vehicle license in 1984.”

She added, “At that time, obtaining a heavy vehicle licence in Kerala was challenging.

In 2004, after the untimely demise of her husband, Radhamani had to face initial hiccups before she managed to pull herself up and turn around the situation. Radhamani persevered and took charge of the driving school and emerged as a leader in the driving community. She inspired generations with her resilience.

Despite her age, Radhamani also continues to study and is currently pursuing a mechanical engineering diploma.

source : TheIndianExpress

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