Bangladesh Road Transport Authority | The Daily Star
  • Get fitness clearance or face action

    The High Court yesterday directed the owners of the vehicles without valid fitness documents to collect their fitness certificates in two months, starting from August 1.

  • Road Transport Law: BRTA misses 4 deadlines for drafting rules

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has failed to meet four deadlines to prepare the draft of the rules for the Road Transport Act-2018, halting implementation of the law.

  • CNG run vehicle

    A promising initiative

    The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority's (BRTA) proposal to make proof of cylinder retest certificate mandatory for refilling at filling stations for CNG-run vehicles is promising.

  • BRTA to get slow vehicles off highways

    The government has asked Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to keep vehicles that are incapable of doing 60km per hour

  • Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue

    Opinion: arresting for traffic rules violation is a crazy idea

    In a country where corrupt practices dominate traffic rules and laws, the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has prepared a draft law under which police would not require any warrant to arrest anyone for violation of traffic rules. Police lodge around 70,000 cases a month and there is a huge backlog of cases. Will this new law, if passed, help the situation?

  • Workshop in April for finalising road transport act

    A national workshop will be organised in April to finalise the draft of road transport act, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says today.

  • 2 BRTA men among 5 hurt in Gazipur eco-resort robbery

    At least five people, including two officials of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority, are injured as robbers swooped on them at an eco-resort in Gazipur Sadar upazila.

  • Govt sets 50kmph max driving speed in fog

    The government set 50km per hour as the maximum driving speed during fog in view of the recent road crashes all over the country.

  • Dhaka-Guwahati trial bus service starts

    A bus with 22 government officials led by Azharul Islam Khan, joint secretary of Road Transport and Highways Division, left Dhaka for Guwahati

  • ‘Guest' kills top BRTA official’s wife in Dhaka

    Posing as guest, a man enters the house of BRTA deputy director in Mohammadpur and attacks the family members, leaving the official’s wife dead. The severely injured BRTA official and their two daughters are now undergoing treatment at hospital.