Vehicles Regulations (Amendment) Order 2010 comes into force

Implementation date: 27 April 2010

The Order allows a UK identity card issued under the Identity Cards Act 2006 to be used as an alternative to a passport to prove identity for qualifying tests undertaken by driving instructors and initial qualification tests and periodic training undertaken by professional lorry and bus drivers to obtain or maintain their Certificate of Professional Competence. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.