Passenger Transport (General) Regulation 2017
31 Driver authority cards
(1) RMS may issue a driver authority card to a person who is authorised to drive a public passenger vehicle.(2) A driver authority card must display—(a) a photograph of the person, and(b) the number of the authority, and(c) the expiry date for the card.(3) A driver authority card—(a) may display such additional information or endorsement as RMS considers appropriate (either generally or in a particular case), and(b) is to be in a form approved by RMS.(4) A driver authority card expires at midnight on the date specified on the card as the expiry date.(5) A person’s authority to drive public passenger vehicles and driver authority card do not have any effect, either for the purposes of the Act or for the purposes of this Regulation, while the person’s driver licence is cancelled, suspended or expired, or while the person is otherwise disqualified from driving a motor vehicle.