TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For the second time in two weeks, more than a thousand Florida motorists who paid $27 to update their driver's licenses have instead been sent new licenses with their old address.
The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has blamed outdated computer equipment for the error, which has now affected nearly 10,000 drivers in the state.
The Miami Herald/Tampa Bay Times Tallahassee bureau (http://bit.ly/1RljDv5 ) reports that the department said Monday that 1,402 drivers were mailed flawed licenses after paying on Oct. 8 or Oct. 9 to change their drivers' licenses online to reflect a current address. The state mailed the new licenses with the old address listed on the license. Two weeks ago, the state said 8,567 people had the same experience.
The state says it will mail corrected licenses for free.