DDS spokesperson Shevondah Leslie said the department also plans to pilot a similar digital license for Android phones. The department has not announced a specific timetable for either Apple or Android licenses.
In addition to Georgia, Arizona, Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma and Utah will allow drivers to keep electronic licenses or IDs on their phone, Apple announced.
The company said the federal Transportation Security Administration will accept the electronic licenses and IDs at select airport security checkpoints. The affected airports will be announced later.