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Want To Fly This Fall? You'll Need A Star Card, Idaho

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Beginning October 1, you will need a current U.S. passport, military identification, or some other form of federally accepted ID to board a commercial airline flight or access a federal building. Idaho officials are urging as many people as possible to update their drivers license to a "star card" so they won't be caught flat-footed when the new federal regulation goes into effect.

(Here's a checklist of what you'll need to update your driver's license in Idaho.) 

 

Idaho Matters learned more about this from Jillian Garrigues and Lisa McClellan from the Idaho Transportation Department.

 

Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.