Newton. With the Oct. 1, 2020 deadline less than a year away, lots of unknowns and customer confusion surround the statewide rollout of REAL ID.

Oct 22 2019 | 02:28 PM

“Real I what?”

Standing in the parking lot of the Newton Motor Vehicle Agency, William Davis, 35, of Columbia, looks slightly confused.

When it's explained that REAL ID is a new federal requirement for state-issued driver’s licenses and non-driver identification cards to help prevent fraud, Davis said...