|Published:||Feb 14, 2013 5:01 PM EST|
|Updated:||Feb 14, 2013 5:01 PM EST|
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- In keeping with today’s announcement by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office will not enforce a new state law requiring foreign visitors to have an International Driving Permit while in Florida.
State officials announced today that a an amendment to FSS 322.04 that went into effect January 1, 2013, may violate the Geneva Convention on Road Traffic.
Until this issue is resolved, deputies will only require that motorists have a valid driver license in their name from their country of residence or territory of the United States.
For more information click here: http://www.flhsmv.gov/IDP.htm
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