GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Maryland has launched its pilot program for a phone-based digital driver’s license.
The state’s transportation department said in a statement Thursday that volunteers are working with various institutions and businesses to test out the IDs.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Rain Tonight, Record Heat This Weekend
The state said the APP will serve as a secure companion to physical IDs. They’re also more private. Digital driver’s license holders only have to display the information required in a particular situation.READ MORE: Crisis Inside The Classroom: Baltimore County Teachers Rally, Demand Change
The state is collaborating with the Maryland company Gemalto. The program is a two-year effort funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.COVID Outbreaks At Baltimore-Area Schools Raises Concerns For Parents
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