Bangladesh Road Transport Act 2018

Vehicular movements on Dhaka-Sylhet, Dhaka-Ctg highways resume

Expressing solidarity to the indefinite work stoppage of a section of transport owners and workers, workers of Narayanganj join the strike protesting the enforcement of the Road Transport Act 2018.

Road Transport Act: Public transport sparse in Dhaka

Dhaka sees a very low turnout of public transport as transport workers abstained from bringing their vehicles out following the drive of BRTA mobile courts being carried out to ensure implementation of the new transport law.

Transport owners extend full support to new law

Extending their full support to the Road Transport Act, 2018, transport owners call upon everyone to abide by the new law.

Road Transport Act aimed at bringing discipline on roads: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said the Road Transport Act has been enacted aiming to bring discipline on roads and highways of the country.

Plea seeks gazette for making Road Transport Act effective

A rights organisation files a writ petition with the High Court seeking its directive on the government to make the Road Transport Act 2018 effective through issuing a gazette notification immediately.

Legal notice served to make Road Transport Act effective

A rights organisation sends a legal notice to the government to make the Road Transport Act-2018 effective through issuance of a gazette notification within the next seven days.

Strike strikes hard

Road transport workers yesterday virtually held the countrymen hostage as they began a 48-hour strike to force the government to bring amendments to the recently passed Road Transport Act-2018, practically cutting off the capital from the rest of the country.

Truck strike put off till October 31

Truck owners and drivers yesterday postponed their indefinite work abstention in Dhaka division until October 31.

Businesses suffer for truck strike

Truck-owners and drivers continued their work abstention for the second day yesterday, dealing a blow to businesses and affecting the supply chain of goods to the capital.

September 14, 2018
September 14, 2018

Road transport bill placed in parliament

The much-talked about proposed Road Transport Act-2018 was placed in parliament last night, amid criticism over the “lenient” nature of the punishment over deaths caused by reckless driving.