Merdeka.com – The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) is collaborating with the Central Java Police and the National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT), to uncover the chronology and causes of the deadly accident on the Pejagan-Pemalang Km 235 Toll Road lane A, Sunday (18/9) afternoon.
The Director General of Highways at the PUPR Ministry, Hedy Rahadian, also asked PT Pejagan Pemalang Toll Road (PPTR), the operator of the Pejagan-Pemalang Toll Road and PT Jasa Raharja to speed up the settlement of compensation for the victims of the accident.
“On behalf of the PUPR Ministry, we ask PT Pejagan Pemalang Toll Road together with PT Jasa Raharja to accelerate the settlement of compensation for material and immaterial losses suffered by toll road users in accordance with their rights,” said Hedy in a press conference session, Monday (19/19/2020). 9).
In addition, he also urged all toll road business entities (BUJT) to increase routine patrols to minimize and mitigate potential disturbances along toll roads.
“That is so that it can be properly mitigated according to applicable operating standards and procedures. This includes working closely with the local government and the community along the toll corridor,” he added.
On the other hand, the Ministry of PUPR continues to supervise and will continue to improve aspects of meeting minimum service standards (SPM) by toll operators. With the aim of ensuring the safety and security of toll road users.
Moreover, there are currently many situations that are not good enough for toll roads, where this is the post-harvest season and many farmers often burn the remnants of their harvest. This is coupled with the weather conditions that will enter the rainy season.
“The Ministry of PUPR invites and urges all toll road users to always be careful when driving by following the applicable regulations,” concluded Hedy.
Reporter: Maulandy Rizky Bayu Kencana
Source: Liputan6.com [azz]
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