New Indiana driver's license format revealed

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INDIANAPOLIS (WNDU) - Driver's licenses in Indiana will be getting a new look soon.

Gone are color photos, replaced with black-and-white, laser-engraved text and photos, which apparently work better with facial recognition technology.

Also, drivers under the age of 18 will get a vertically formatted card, as opposed to the normal horizontal one.

Driver's licenses will have an Indy-style race car in the background, while IDs will have a picture of a cardinal.

The new cards are Real ID-compliant and are also more durable and tamper-resistant. The new design will be available online and at all Bureau of Motor Vehicle branches by mid-July.