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Smart Traveler Tips

Some practical advice on how to prevent unnecessary vacation-planning stress:

Inspect your Passport:
As soon as you even consider leaving the country, check your passport’s expiration date. 1,211 more words

**Travel Tips

When Do Minnesotans Need To Upgrade To REAL ID?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With the new year coming soon, WCCO has heard from viewers about the status of REAL ID.  When does it go into effect? 344 more words


Arizona Citizens Tracked In Facial Recognition Database In First Step For REAL ID Implementation

By Aaron Kesel | Activist Post

Arizona citizens are now in a government database that uses facial recognition technology to track them simply for getting a driver’s license. 912 more words

Big Brother

The Real Scoop on REAL-ID

Starting Oct. 1, 2020, every air traveler will need a REAL-ID compliant driver’s license or other ID, such as passport, to pass through airport security screenings for domestic air travel. 532 more words

Before REAL ID Deadline, MN Outsources Drivers Licensing Services

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The state of Minnesota hired a private technology firm to oversee the critical rollout of its new REAL I-D driver’s licenses.

The move comes after serious problems and delays with the new licensing and registration computer system that has left drivers and businesses fuming since July. 291 more words


Courage and Liberty

I must admit that I was a troubled upon reading that residents of several states will soon need to bring their passports in addition to their driver’s licenses with them to board domestic flights, starting in 2018.  1,722 more words


Is Your Driver's License Valid ID To Get On A Plane? Maybe Not.

Showing your driver’s license has been acceptable proof of identification to board a plane for as long as IDs have been required. Up until now, that is. 1,056 more words