Southern Ontario drivers who scrambled to accommodate a Florida law that’s on the verge of being revised can be compensated for their trouble, the regional chapter of the Canadian Automobile Association said Friday.
Recent changes in Florida legislation required all foreign drivers, including Canadians, to acquire an international driving permit in order to operate a vehicle in the Sunshine State.
The rule went into effect quietly on Jan. 1 but only became widely known earlier this week, prompting a flurry of applicants for the special permit.
Authorities in Florida, however, have since announced that they will be modifying the law to accommodate Canadian drivers.
The South Central Ontario chapter of the CAA has responded by offering full refund for anyone who purchased an international driving permit and passport photos on Feb. 13 or 14. Customers have 30 days in which to claim their money.
The CAA chapter, however…
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