Impact assessment

European Union Third Directive (EU3D)

The Third Driving Licence Directive (2006/126/EC) introduced a single driving licence model.


European Union 3rd Directive (EU3D)

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The Third Driving Licence Directive 2006/126/EC introduces a Single driving licence model (gradually) replacing the existing 110 different models. In connection with a harmonised period of validity of the licence, this single driving licence model should solve existing problems of transparency for citizens, police forces and administrations responsible for the administration of driving licences and also prevent falsification of the driving licence.

Published 5 August 2011