Utahns could soon have digital driver licenses

Local News

In a couple of years, you may be able to store your driver license in your smartphone.

Senate Bill 100 would give the green light to digital driver licenses. If the bill passes, licenses would begin to make the transition in 2021.

The secure app would be valid for anything you might need it for at the state level.

At first, you’d still need to hard copy for anything on the federal side, like boarding a plane.

The bill passed the House Transportation Committee and is now off to the full House. 

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