DGT traffic departments still refusing to accept paper licences.
British expatriates are extremely frustrated.
British Embassy urges UK licence holders in Spain to exchange their licence before 15 September cut-off: Mallorca problems
Licences can be exchanged after the six month period, but will no longer be considered valid for driving in Spain.
I was told by the DGT today that they have not been informed that the paper licences are valid for exchange.
British Embassy Madrid has told the Bulletin that paper licences are valid.
A number of Britons have given up waiting and taken to the roads again.
Spanish government will not confirm the date.
Embassy advises to start getting paperwork in order now.
Agreement not expected to be approved until next year.
The British ambassador has said that the issue is causing them some frustration because it had been hoped that things would have been resolved by the summer.
"Message from British ambassador..."
UK residents no longer have to exchange their driving licences in France.
Drinking and driving continues to be a problem in the Balearics. Last year, 15 per cent of points were stripped off licences