System Five supports reading of the magnetic stripe on the back of some driver licenses with a 2 track magnetic stripe reader (MSR). This can be used to verify the age of a customer, or to create or look up a customer.
The format is specified with American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.
Which states have magnetic stripes?
Canadian Provinces also support Magnetic stripe technology.
Most US and Canadian drivers licenses have 2D barcodes on the back. System Five version 126.96.36.199 can support reading of the 2D barcodes. See if your State or Province has been tested below. System Five also support the PDF417 standard for drivers license scanning.
Some states have 1D barcodes on the back which are being replaced by 2D or MSR.