Non-Florida driver gets costly lesson after speeding in a school zone

Photo credit: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office

With school back in session, law enforcement officials have been asking drivers to take extra precautions, even those who aren’t from Florida.

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office posted a photo on the agency’s Facebook page warning people about increased speeding fines. They said they pulled over a driver with a Louisiana license plate who apparently didn’t realize the new school year started. 

The driver received a ticket for $156 for speeding in a school zone.

“Even if you are traveling, always BE ALERT,” the Facebook post read