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Old 02-20-2017, 08:05 AM
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WTH is it with places opening later in the morning???

So, I need to renew my license. I can be at the local DMV before 7:30 but they don't open until 8:30. For those few of us remaining that actually work it would be great if places would open so that one could just stop-by on their way to work. Now it has to be a special trip either requiring a much later arrival to or early departure from work. And no I can't renew online as I need to "upgrade???" to the new federal compliant license.

Same thing with the local post offices and other shipping stores!!!
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Old 02-20-2017, 12:22 PM
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What's a federal compliant license?
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Old 02-20-2017, 02:23 PM
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So, I need to renew my license. I can be at the local DMV before 7:30 but they don't open until 8:30. For those few of us remaining that actually work it would be great if places would open so that one could just stop-by on their way to work. Now it has to be a special trip either requiring a much later arrival to or early departure from work. And no I can't renew online as I need to "upgrade???" to the new federal compliant license.

Same thing with the local post offices and other shipping stores!!!
never happen
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Old 02-20-2017, 03:49 PM
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What's a federal compliant license?
Google is your friend.

https://www.cga.ct.gov/2005/rpt/2005-r-0482.htm
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Old 02-20-2017, 05:22 PM
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What's a federal compliant license?
It's the real driver's license you get after you've been using the fake one you bought for $20 in Times Square.
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At least it's better than the inspection I needed on my motorcycle after registering it. Wednesdays between 10:00AM and 12:00PM!!!!!!
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You need a compliant licence for ID to get past TSA to fly. A few states were given an extension, including CA.
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You need a compliant licence for ID to get past TSA to fly. A few states were given an extension, including CA.
Or you could just get a passport.
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Old 03-02-2017, 04:31 AM
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Or you could just get a passport.
I don't carry my passport for domestic flights. One time, I was able to get through TSA for a flight that the agent noticed that my DL had expired. In my haste I had failed to carry the new DL for the trip. So, I'm curious if there is some internal TSA rule that allowed using expired documents through security check. I doubt that the agent who checked the boarding pass and ID was allowed to make an impromptu decision.
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Old 03-05-2017, 09:17 AM
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I don't carry my passport for domestic flights. One time, I was able to get through TSA for a flight that the agent noticed that my DL had expired. In my haste I had failed to carry the new DL for the trip. So, I'm curious if there is some internal TSA rule that allowed using expired documents through security check. I doubt that the agent who checked the boarding pass and ID was allowed to make an impromptu decision.
I almost missed a flight in ATL airport where I even had a freakin SIDA badge! I am called by a name different than my license. At the time, the abbreviated name was even on my SS card from like 1984. Since the airlines issued my 'partner' ticket in the same name as my employer records- my SS card abbreviated name- and that was different from my state issued ID and the SIDA badge, I was sent back to the airline counter.

Yeah. Try changing your name on a ticket for a flight that takes place in 2 hrs. It's a good thing I'd arrived that morning to work in the airport before the afternoon flight. They got the name corrected and I made the flight, but I had to give up my 'partner' 1st class seat. Oh well. A couple hours in coach isnt going to kill anyone.

That was before I basically stopped flying. I've been on one round trip flight in the last 4 years. But I've seen both oceans every one of those years!
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