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Government broadens regulation on ride-hailing services

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Jakarta   /   Mon, July 8, 2019   /  06:02 pm
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A Go-Jek driver with a passenger.(Shutterstock.com/findracadabra )

    After a two-month trial in five cities, since July 1 the government has expanded the implementation of the ride-hailing service regulations to 41 cities across the country. The regulations on motorcycle safety and minimum fares for ride-hailing services aim to ensure the safety of both drivers and passengers as well as better pay for drivers. “Since July 1 we have broadened the implementation of Ministerial Regulation No.12/2019 and Ministerial Decree No. 348 to 41 cities from the initial five. We have asked two ride-hailing service providers, Go-Jek and Grab, to adhere to the regulations in the new cities,” the ministry's land transportation director Budi Setiyadi told a press conference on Friday. He said among the cities affected by the regulations were Banda Aceh (A...