Apple Wallet won’t replace your physical ID anytime soon

Apple has introduced a way to carry a digital version of your driver’s license in your iPhone, but don’t expect to ditch your physical ID in the foreseeable future.

You may want to keep your physical driver's license handy for traffic stopsYou may want to keep your physical driver’s license handy for traffic stops

Numerous obstacles are preventing the widespread adoption of digital IDs, from societal hesitancy to government regulation. More than that, general education, training, and technological limitations will likely be an issue for at least a decade. In other words, the feature might be flashy now — but it won’t be practical for some time.

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