The government in the Netherlands has confirmed that it is in fact legal for driving instructors to offer lessons in return for sex, as long as the students are over 18-years-old.
Two government ministers confirmed that driving instructors would not be breaking the law by doing this, however, it is illegal to offer sex in return for lessons.
When addressing the issue in parliament, Justice Minister Ard van der Steur and Transport Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegan confirmed that the practice is legal.
Instructors have been warned safe sex must be practiced at all times and any sexual activity must not put the public in danger.
According to The Telegraph, online searches for driving lessons in exchange for sex, or ‘ride for a ride’ have been on the rise.
Apparently police in Rotterdam have carried out an investigation into these exchanges, but these results have yet to be published.
Prostitution is legal in the Netherlands, with sex workers considered as self-employed.