Jakarta – Around 700 drivers of online taxi this afternoon held a rally in front of the Ministry of Transportation (Kemenhub) on Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat, Central Jakarta, (25/10/2017). They are merupan taxi applications coming from Jabodetabek, as well as other areas of Banten and West Java.
From some banner demands, one request is to refuse sticking stickers on cars used for work.
“We reject the sticker on our car body, our car is not an angkot. # Save the driver online,” writes protesters in one of the banners he brought to the front of Kemenhub office.
Meanwhile, one of the orators who are on command say, objections to the installation of stickers because of its functionality can later limit the operating area of the online taxi itself.
“Our own cars, pay their own taxes, travel time out of Jakarta baseball may be We reject the sticker in the car, our car is our angkot,” said the orator eagerly received enthusiastic applause from his colleagues.
For information, in the revision of Permenhub Number 26 of 2017, there are at least 9 points emphasized in the regulation, such as argometer, tariff, operation area, quota / planning requirement, minimum requirement of 5 vehicles, proof of ownership of motor vehicles, (TNKB), certificate of registration type test (SRUT), and the role of applicator.