DALLAS, Texas (1080 KRLD) – Next time you head to the DMV lawmakers will want your finger prints on file before you can get your drivers license renewed.
Texas lawmakers have passed legislation that allows the Department of Public Safety to get all ten of your fingerprints the next time you renew your drivers license. And the DPS quietly began doing that this year.
“The finger prints are to insure you are who you say you are,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw.
The DPS says that your fingerprints will recorded to help cut down on identity theft, fraud and terrorism.