Tenn. sending new drivers licenses to some

Tenn. sending new drivers licenses to some (Image 1)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – About 1,000 new teen drivers in Tennessee will be getting fresh drivers licenses after a printing error fouled up dates put on the cards.

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announced the error Friday. Officials said the department's state identity card vendor, MorphoTrust USA, made the printing error on some cards manufactured in December 2012 and January 2013. The cards were only issued to new drivers under age 18 who visited the state driver service centers in Dickson, Gallatin, and Springfield. The error affects 1,053 drivers.

The error affects the security of the cards. The department asks that the driver licenses be returned in a self-addressed stamped envelope provided by MorphoTrust.

The misprinted cards will be securely destroyed.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s