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