An Ontario woman is looking for an apology from the Georgia police officer who arrested, handcuffed and charged her because she was driving with a Canadian licence.
About a month ago, the 27-year-old was driving through Georgia to Tennessee, where she had just completed a master's degree in geology.
Nield handed over her Ontario driver's licence, but wasn't prepared for the officer's reaction.
I just kept saying this can't be right — a Canadian licence is always valid.".
I just kept saying this can't be right — a Canadian licence is always valid.
"She told me that I have just been arrested for driving without a licence and that I needed to go to jail.".
At the police station Nield was charged with driving without a licence and speeding, for doing 87 m.p.h. in a 70 m.p.h. zone. »