In 2015, the iPhone can replace a driver’s license




In the near future iPhone will be able to replace a driver’s license. At least for those who reside in the territory of the State of Iowa. The corresponding statement was made by representatives of the US Department of Transportation.


As reported by Itc , Iowa authorities are currently working on a high-tech project to create a special application that allows you to use your smartphone as a driver’s license. Although it is very convenient, this innovation is accompanied by many risks, so transport management in the state of inclusion of a number of functions to verify the identity of each document and ensure the confidentiality of personal information of the owner.

According to the head of the Ministry of Transport Paul thrombin application will vary by several degrees of protection, among which it is worth noting the personal identification number, and biometric fingerprint authentication, or the geometry of the face (the introduction of the last planned for the future).

It is worth noting that on the roads of Iowa are more liberal rules. So, drivers are allowed to provide digital copies of the police certificate of registration of the vehicle and the insurance policy. Thus, the initiative – this is another step forward to meet motorists. However, it will take some time before they can send their driver’s license to gather dust on a shelf.

In the next six months, the application will be tested by a limited number of civil servants in the pilot program. If the test is successful, the residents of Iowa will join the program next year.

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