Security Administration said it will begin testing identification
cards for transportation workers, including truckers, at several
cities across the country, AP reports.
of ID cards have been proposed as a way to ease delays at ports,
airports and borders. The new cards would be tested at airports
in Los Angeles and Philadelphia and at the ports of Long Beach,
CA and Wilmington, DE.
James Loy said that the agency wanted to produce the prototype
cards almost immediately, AP said, and that the ID card technology
would be the basis for a "registered traveler program."