Missouri: Driving licenses should add extra information for first responders

A Missouri lawmaker wants drivers to be able to add a medical alert to their driver’s license.

It’s an idea that’s getting support from autism community members. They say police and first responders need that extra information.

This is something most of us have probably never thought about. How do you react when you need to hand an officer your driver’s license?

If you have autism, this looks different and an officer could interpret a lack of eye contact and response in a very different manner. That’s why a college student says it needs to be on a driver’s license.