When I went to my son's school a few months ago they asked for my driver's license and scanned it .... said it was a security measure. I said it is a privacy threat to me but I was told I would not be allowed to go beyond the reception even though I had an appointment with a teacher. Who knows what else they will come up with under the name of security ..... it is being taken too far these days.
I think the concern is that by giving them that scanned driver's license the person behind the counter now has
1. your name
2. probably phone number
3. home address
4. credit card number
5. DL number
which is a lot of personal info for a desk clerk to have....especially in rough economic times, who knows what temptations might arise
lol...what do ya'll have to hide? Ever stay anywhere outside the US? Some countries KEEP your passport while you're a guest, they don't just scan it. Sheesh. Show it. Unless, of course, you're up to something you don't want folks knowing about.
Just wait till you renew your DL and they give you a United States of America DL instead of the usual state one.
Many states have already issued DL's with your SSN.