The new licenses are supposed to halt once and for all adult drinkers who happened to be 18, 19 or 20. They are also supposed to stop terrorists.
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The most notable feature is the licenses have a black and white photo of the driver.
Of course, you don't need one of these if you are like the significant number of drivers who just don't play the state's licensing game and drive without one. There's more than you would think.
New York State Will Fight Fake Licenses With New Tactics - NYTimes.com