US mobile driver’s licenses advancing to more states, agencies, applications (NMA Mention)

National Motorists Association spokesperson Shelia Dunn says digitizing the credential introduces the risk of hacking, and points out that not all Americans own smartphones, and suggested people should not have to hand over their phones to the police, which would potentially violate Fourth Amendment rights. The comments reveal a need for public education more than a rights risk, however as mobile driver’s licenses do not require individuals to hand their phones to police to present their identification.