As a driver or consumers in Frasindo Rent should know and understand about the new regulation from The Ministry of Transportation in Indonesia. The Ministry of Transportation in Indonesia has issued Ministerial Regulation (PM) Number 108 of 2017 which regulates the operation of online rental or that called online taxi. This regulation is issued by the government in order to ensure that the existing transport services of people are safe, secure, comfortable, orderly, smooth and affordable. Below are the topics about its regulation which you should know:
- The validity period of Ministerial Regulation number 108 of 2017. The Ministerial Regulation number 108 of 2017 shall enter into force on 1 November 2017. This rule regulates the operation of the Transport of Persons with Public Motor Vehicles Not in the Route, ie transport in certain urban and / or area, or from one place to another, having origin and destination but has no fixed track and time.
- Transportation requirements that can be categorized as an online taxi. Transportations categorized as online taxis are black-plated vehicles, do not use the argometer, and do not have a special identity.
- The Ministerial Regulation number 108 of 2017 mentions that the online rental transportation rates based on the argometer. The purpose of this rule is the amount of freight rates in accordance with those listed in the argometer or on information technology-based applications. Payments for online rental services are based on the rate stated on the application with electronic documents.
- The Ministerial Regulation number 108 of 2017 also implements lower and upper limit tariffs. The regulation that replaces the ministerial regulation number 26 of 2017 implements lower and upper limit tariffs to protect the interests of consumers. The upper limit rate is set to protect consumers from arbitrary tariff increases at any given time, especially during peak hours where demand is high.
- The vehicle registration used by the driver must be legal entity. If a vehicle carries public and paid passengers, the vehicle must comply with the rules as a public transport, no longer private transportation.
- Offline rental vehicles must pass the “KIR” test. For safety reasons, the KIR test is required for public transport, ie transport used to transport passengers and pay. This has been regulated in Law number 22 of 2009 on Road Traffic and Transportation. Since the online rent carries public and paid passengers, the “KIR” test rules also apply to it.
- Enterprise applications are prohibited from acting as public transport providers. Information technology-based applications companies can provide ordering services as they are currently running, however, applications companies are prohibited from acting as public transport providers.