Bangladesh Road Crashes

Road accidents eat up over 1.5pc of GDP

Over 80 percent of the 7,713 road crash victims last year were aged between 18 and 65 years, the most productive segment of the population, Road Safety Foundation said yesterday.

Small vehicles shoot up, so do accidents

A sharp and unregulated growth of vehicles, especially motorcycles and three-wheelers, over the last few years has resulted in a spike in the numbers of road crashes and casualties.

223 deaths during Eid journey

At least 223 people die in accidents that took place on road, rail and waterways across the country in 12 days of Eid-ul-Azha journey.

Road Crash: Eleven killed in Savar, Thakurgaon

Eleven people, including seven women, were killed in road accidents in Thakurgaon and Savar yesterday.

8 dead in Thakurgaon road crash

At least eight people including four women are killed and twenty others injured in a tragic road accident on Thakurgaon-Dhaka highway.

Road crashes kill 16 in 3 dists

Sixteen people are killed and 25 others injured in separate road accidents in Sirajganj, Sunamganj and Natore districts.

2 children killed in Sylhet road crash

Two children sisters are killed and around 15 others injured when a bus plunges into a roadside ditch at Sylhet-Tamabil highway in Jaintiapur upazila of Sylhet.

No retreat

Student demonstrators yesterday said they would resume their peaceful protest for safe roads on Sunday to keep pressure on the authorities to implement their promises.

2 killed as picnic bus hits truck in Bagerhat

Two people are killed and eight others injured as a picnic bus hit a stationery truck on Khulna-Bagerhat highway near Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali’s shrine in Bagerhat Sadar upazila early today.

August 29, 2018
August 29, 2018

Road crashes claim eleven more lives

At least 11 people were killed and several others injured in eight road accidents across the country in 24 hours since Monday night.

August 29, 2018
August 29, 2018

Month Since July 29 Deaths: Roads not any safer

It has been exactly a month since two college students were squashed to death by a bus on the Airport Road that sparked an unprecedented movement by students to demand road safety.

July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018

Road crash, then what?

Violation of rules by transport operators and drivers remains the main cause of fatalities and injuries on roads across the country.

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

11 more lives lost in road accidents

Deaths on roads continued as 11 people were killed and 42 others injured in road crashes in different parts of the country yesterday.

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Preventing Road Crashes: PM gives a set of directives

In the wake of scores of deaths on roads, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday issued directives, including drive-time limitations on drivers of long-route vehicles, to prevent accidents and casualties.