WD-40, the myths and legends
July 19, 2023
Well, I really messed up a couple of weeks ago. In a column about my experience getting the Real ID (instead of a regular driver’s license), I stated that the extension on the deadline requiring the Real ID for flying on domestic airlines expired on May 7, 2023. That was incorrect. The deadline has been extended once again, and the new date is May 7, 2025. So a Real ID is not yet required for domestic flights.
Apparently my error caused the local tag agency to get some panicked calls from people who were scheduled for airline travel. I’m embarrassed about the error. I was misled by inf...