DfT Section 177 Taxi Guidance Webinar

A Half Day Course on 3rd September

The section 177 taxi Guidance was finally published by the Department for Transport on 21st July, having been published in draft form in February 2019. This is entitled “Statutory Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Standards” and applies to local authorities across England and Wales. This is effective immediately and local authorities are expected to implement the measures contained within it as soon as possible. It is therefore vital that it is fully understood. 


What does the guidance say?

What is the status of this guidance?

What are the requirements for local authorities?

How will this change how local authorities function?

How are local authorities expected to comply with the guidance?

What are the likely consequences of this guidance? 


All of these questions, and more will be answered on this half day webinar. This will include full analysis of the guidance and its impact together with an opportunity for questions and answers.  


This webinar is essential for all involved in Hackney carriage and private hire licensing - licensing officers, lawyers and Councillors.  


Full course material will be provided together with joining instructions to access the webinar which will be hosted via Microsoft Teams.  


Administering the Licensing Regime

Gathering & sharing information

Decision making

Driver licensing

Vehicle licensing

Private Hire Operator Licensing

Enforcing the Licensing Regime



The webinar rounds off with a general Question and Answer session.


This half day webinar is essential for Officers and Members of local authorities, Police Officers, Lawyers, Licensing Consultants and anyone who has a professional interest in the licensing and hospitality trades.



£95.00 plus VAT per person for Officers and Members of Authorities that Subscribe to the James Button & Co Subscription Scheme.

£130.00 plus VAT per person for others.

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