Again and again I am amused how stupid these religious restrictions are. So that's OK for him to drive on Saturday when no one can see him. But not OK to drive back to hotel so he will not be present on most important day for Israeli athletes in 4 years. And what is this all for ? Appeasement of dark age, narrow mind mentality of the few.
from the article: Shimon Peres cancels Olympics trip over Shabbat observance