VOLUSIA COUNTY, Florida. – Volusia County officials are considering imposing a ‘dumb motorist’ ordinance, a proposal that would fine drivers stranded after driving around barricades in a flooded street or highway after the area was declared in a state of emergency. ’emergency.

The penalty for violating an emergency order that has been established by state law as a second-degree misdemeanor or, at the same time, could impose a fine.

The proposal was submitted by Council Member Mike Dyer.

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