Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Ministry of Transportation (Kemenhub) will seriously oversee the online taxi in applying the Minister of Transportation Regulation No. 26 of 2017 on the Transportation of People with Public Vehicles Not in the Route. This regulation is the legal umbrella of the online taxi operation.

Director General of Land Transportation Kemenhub Pudji Hartanto hope, the implementation of this rule run smoothly and well. For his supervision, he said will conduct field monitoring. It could be, he said, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi ordered an online taxi to see if this provision is executed.

“The supervision is as long as we do monitoring on the ground, it could be suddenly the Minister of the Message of one of the online taxi companies can, up, people do not know,” he said.

From there, continued Pudji, can be known whether all the rules run well including tariffs.

“Based on the calculation of the price, the Minister can conclude how many miles per km.If it is still in accordance with the old before PM 26 means there is a record has not changed,” he said.

Pudji said, at the blessing of the Minister of Transportation it is likely to establish a monitoring team in the field. Or, the government can encourage the role of the community related to the way of this Permenhub 26.

“People also may submit it there must be pros and cons,” said Pudji.

Pudji said, online taxi drivers can get sanction if not run the rules. One of the most severe sanctions is the blocking of applications.

“We are still coordinating the cooperation with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo), because how the law enforcement finally clear kominfo do say block block and so on.This already has the procedure, the rule is good PM 26 UU ITE,” he closed.