By 2020 You’ll Need a ‘Verified’ Drivers License If You Want It for ID Before a Flight: Cameron on Transportation
Something like 1.73 million Americans board airplanes every day. Each of them must go through a very necessary screening by the Transportation Security Agency. But beginning in late January, a lot of passengers will be denied boarding because they don’t have the right kind of identification. You can thank (or blame) the Real ID Act passed by Congress in 2005 after 9/11 to make sure people are who they claim to be. As any teen can tell you, it’s too easy to obtain a fake ID.