Real I.D. Act

Will Your Driver’s License Get You On A Domestic Flight in 2016?

Ten years ago the U.S. government passed the Real I.D. Act, requiring stricter standards for state-issued IDs, including driver’s licenses. The idea was to toughen standards on what documents were needed to get a driver’s license in an effort to crack down on the potential for terrorists and other criminals to obtain state-issued IDs. The Act makes it harder to obtain a driver’s license with counterfeit records. Fewer than half of the states have complied with the law.
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