New York State has begun issuing new drivers licenses that have more than 30 security features to make them nearly impossible to counterfeit.
Vertical printing for people under 21
Date underage person will turn 21 printed on front
Pictures are printed with a grey scale appearance
laser engraved image is virtually tamper resistant and vastly increases the overall security of the license.
More info at: www.dmv.ny.gov/lic-docfaq.htm