Jakarta – Since July 1, 2017, the Ministry of Transportation applies the Regulation of the Minister of Transportation (PM) No.26 of 2017, in which set the upper and lower limits for online taxis.
There are 3 main points regulated in PM 26 of 2017, namely upper and lower limit rates, quotas, and vehicle registration. According to Kemenhub’s monitoring, the implementation of the 3 basic points can be accomplished without causing any turmoil.
Director General of Land Transportation Kemenhub, Pudji Hartanto, gave appreciation because this rule was responded well by the leadership of Go-Car, Grab, and Uber as the organizer of online taxi applications.
In its official statement, the Ministry of Transportation collects a number of statements from the leadership of the online taxi application as follows:
Senior Vice President of Operations GO-JEK, Arno Tse:
“We can ensure that Go-Car will follow the rules set by the government regarding the lower and upper tariff rates for operators of online taxi services.” Currently communication between management and the government through the Ministry of Transportation is well established so there is no reason for us not to follow the rules Even every decision-making and our policies are always involved. “
Managing Director of Grab Indonesia, Ridzki Kramadibrata:
“The enforcement of the new regulation PM 26/2017 we accept and we as one of the online transport platform will implement the new regulation.Not only that, we are also ready to cooperate with the government to complete all the requirements for the drivers and will also operate in accordance with the corridor of law applicable.”
Head of Communications Uber Indonesia, Dian Safitri:
“Uber Indonesia stated that we are ready to cooperate with the government following an online taxi tariff adjustment, so we will continue to coordinate with the government in this case the Ministry of Transportation Coordination and cooperation with the government to ensure the full benefits of business models and sharing applications such as Uber can be felt By users and driver-partners in Indonesia. “
“With these statements we continue to communicate and dialogue with all related parties since the enactment of the PM 26. For that I express my appreciation to the parties who have supported the implementation of special or online transportation,” said Pudji in his statement.
Implementation of the upper limit tariff and the lower tariff is established with the Ministry of Transportation with related parties, by calculating the components of both direct and indirect costs.
“With regard to tariffs, we are trying to make the industry healthy and not just thinking about short term and we want drivers to get the price and value brought home reasonable because if it is too low, the driver will be the victim. Balance so that operational sustainability can be maintained and competition can happen with a healthy, “he added.
Pudji Hartanto explained, the rate applied is divided into 2 regions, namely region I for Sumatra, Java. And Bali. For region I, the upper limit is Rp 6,000 / km and the lower limit rate is Rp 3,500 / km.
While region II is for Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara, Maluku, and Papua. For the region, the upper limit rate is Rp. 6,500 / km and the lower limit is Rp 3,700 / km.
“The tariffs already take into account the components of both direct and indirect costs such as insurance (drivers, passengers and vehicles), the cost of communication devices (mobile phones),” explained Pudji.
The third subject is the registration of a legal entity. A legalized vehicle registration remains in effect, but the reimbursement of the private vehicle registration becomes a legal entity can be changed after the validity period of its vehicle registration expires.
To further improve the compliance of the operators of online transport and the driver in compliance with the rules contained in PM 26 of 2017, Pudji explained, law enforcement is still done, but the enforcement is more sympathetic sanctions in the form of warnings have not reached the ‘ticket’ sanction. For that Pudji appealed to the local government and the Police to follow up Kemenhub appeal.
“The enactment of this ministerial regulation requires an adjustment of about 3 or 6 months, after after 6 months of law enforcement is applied firmly,” said Pudji.
Pudji added that Kemenhub wants as many as possible the special lease actors in Jabodetabek area to register themselves through an online licensing system recently launched by BPTJ (Jabodetabek Transportation Management Agency). With the registered actors of special leased transport means have obtained legitimacy in the effort and provide certainty to the community.
Pudji also explained that it will monitor the fulfillment of PM 26 of 2017 by lowering the monitoring team. In addition, the public can also give a complaint to the Contact Center of the Ministry of Transportation at 151 / 021-151 or via email: [email protected] (Wdl / wdl)