New look for New York driver licenses

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New York driver licenses and identification cards are getting a new look.

Yours will be good until it expires.

This is an effort to make the cards harder to duplicate. The state says the new design has more than 30 security features.

“The most apparent change in the documents is that the photos and personal data are laser engraved into the document rather than printed on them making the documents counterfeit and tamper resistant,” says the DMV website. “The laser engraved photo also has a “grayscale” appearance that offers superior resolution for photo comparison purposes.”

Check out the info from the state here.