Most NM Drivers are Now Real I-D Compliant

SEVENTY PERCENT OF NEW MEXICO DRIVERS LICENSES AND IDENTIFICATION CARDS ARE NOW REAL I-D COMPLIANT. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS THAT THE ONE MILLIONTH LICENSE WITH A GOLD STAR WAS ISSUED LAST WEEK.

THOSE CARDS COMPLY WITH TOUGHER FEDERAL I-D REQUIREMENTS THAT GO INTO EFFECT NEXT YEAR. THE REAL I-D ACT WAS PASSED IN 2005 TO STRENGTHEN RULES FOR IDENTIFICATION FOR AIRLINE FLIGHTS AND AT MILITARY BASES AND OTHER FEDERAL FACILITIES.

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