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It is sometimes "tolerated" but in general, no, it is not a replacement for an ID card or a passport which are considered "equal in strength" as identification documents. In Croatia, no. Carry your ID or passport.
It entirely depends on the purpose and the country. For example, in the Netherlands, a European driver's license is a completely valid ID and can be used, e.g., to vote. In France, there is no exhaustive list of what counts as ID so there is no reason a driver's license shouldn't be accepted by the police (see this question on expatriates.SE for a ...
Even in Italy they are "tolerated" as identification document. The fact is that it's just a driving license, demonstrating that you are entitled to drive a car or a truck. They are not accepted abroad as id document. But there could be exceptions. As italian I always have with me my ID card when I travel in Europe.
Freedom of movement is guaranteed; while longer stays explicitly mentions a valid ID card or passport, shorter stays which are less than three months only require: For stays of less than three months, the only requirement on Union citizens is that they possess a valid identity document or passport EDIT: As other pointed out, an EU license, is not ...
According to the Dutch (link in Dutch) authorities it is has some value as a form of identification. However since a drivers license does not contain information about your citizenship nor you visa/resident permit status, it is in general not accepted as an official form of documentation. Having said that I have crossed borders with a license only (e.g. ...
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