Spam Advertisement for International Driver’s Licence

Scams for International Driver’s Licences abound on the internet, selling for anything from $40.  An authentic license costs less than $20 to apply for.  Below is an example of one of these scams.

Date: 10/16/00 1:51 AM

From: drivetoday

-Would you like to have no accumulative points against your driving record?

-Would you like to Drive in Any Country Legally?

Then this is a MUST!!!!!!!!! and WE ALL NEED IT!

You can be legally driving in 72hrs! with an International Drivers License


CALL NOW and Have an IDL in 72 Hrs! 1-800-xxx-xxxx and one of our knowledgable representatives will be glad to help or email us with Phone Number.


Look Below At The Benefits……….

Twelve good reasons to get an International Driver’s License (IDL):

= Suspended or revoked.

= Need auto insurance.

= Rent cars with it.

= No test required.

= No Social Security Number required.

= Not listed in DMV database.

= No more violation points…ever!

= Get out of most tickets with a simple warning.

= Translated into 11 languages.

= Valid for motorcycles and commercial vehicles.

= Valid in all 50 states.

= Valid for 10 full years.


The United Nations drafted the International Driving Law in 1949 to provide uniformity of driving rules around the world. It also gave you the right to drive.

(as referenced in Car Criticism)