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  • Vehicle registration drops in Dhaka

    Vehicle registration drops in Dhaka

    The number of vehicles registered in Dhaka declined last year for the first time since 2013.

  • Uber, Pathao and Shohoz get BRTA certificate

    Three major ridesharing service providing companies Uber, Pathao and Shohoz have got enlistment certificate from Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to operate their service in the country.

  • Irregularities at BRTA

    Road Transport Act: Mobile court to start operation from tomorrow

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority is going to start operation of its mobile court to implement the much-talked about Road Transport Act-2018, as necessary legal complications are over now.

  • BRTA chairman Kamrul Ahsan

    Kamrul Ahsan new BRTA chairman

    Dr Kamrul Ahsan, an additional secretary of Road Transport and Highway Division, has been appointed as the chairman of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA).

  • Bangladesh High Court

    No fuel for unfit vehicles

    The High Court yesterday directed the authorities concerned to take necessary steps so that vehicles without valid fitness documents cannot get fuel from any filling station.

  • BRTA

    BRTA Chairman Moshiar released from his post

    Road Transport and Highway Division releases Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) Chairman Moshiar Rahman from his post.

  • Bus owners call indefinite transport strike in Chattogram

    Inter-district bus owners in Chattogram call an indefinite transport strike.

  • 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.

  • Vehicles Without Fitness Certificates

    Defaulter vehicle owners asked to collect fitness certificate in 60 days

    The High Court has directed defaulter vehicle owners to collect their fitness certificate from Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) office in two months starting from August 1.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    Ride-Sharing Companies: Registration to start July 1

    The government has set July 1 to start registration of ride-sharing service providers, 17 months after the formulation of the guidelines.

  • BRTA

    BRTA opens control room to ease Eid journey

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) opens a central control room to ensure hassle-free journey for Eid holidaymakers.

  • 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.

  • BRTA graft: 4 brokers jailed in Bogura

    Four brokers have been jailed in Bogura on charges of being involved in corruption at the local office of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA).

  • From digital to manual

    Fitness checks of all buses and trucks registered with BRTA Mirpur office are being done manually, as the only automated vehicle inspection system that had been working broke down three months ago.

  • unfit vehicles in Bangladesh

    HC seeks reports on unfit vehicles from BRTA

    The High Court asks Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to submit a report before it on the unfit vehicles plying the streets across the country and drivers without valid license.

  •  70,000 vehicles have not renewed fitness certificates for 10 years; BRTA to cancel registration if not renewed by May

    Take unfit vehicles off the roads

    Damning reports along with horrendous pictures about the state of our transport sector were published in all our major national dailies yesterday.

  • BRTA suspends plying of Suprobhat Paribahan and Jabal-e-Noor buses

    BRTA suspends plying of Suprobhat, Jabal-e-Noor buses

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has suspended operations of all buses of Suprobhat and Jabal-e-Noor on Dhaka routes until further directives.

  • Irregularities at BRTA

    ACC drives in 4 Districts: Irregularities found at BRTA offices

    The Anti-Corruption Commission found irregularities in Bangladesh Road Transport Authority's offices in Dhaka's Ekuria, Khulna, Sylhet and Pabna yesterday.

  • Obaidul Quader

    'Want a corruption-free BRTA'

    Obaidul Quader took charge of Communication Ministry, now Road Transport and Bridges Ministry, on December 5, 2011 and at a programme at BRTA headquarters on December 27 that year, ordered to put a stop to activities of “brokers” in the organisation.

  • Irregularities at BRTA

    Better hire a consultant

    The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) said it was unable to frame the rules for the Road Transport Act-2018 and asked the ministry concerned to hire a consultant instead.

  • Irregularities at BRTA

    Driving Licence-Seekers: BRTA struggles to handle rush

    The number of driving licence-seekers has seen a sharp rise following the unprecedented student protest for road safety in July-August, and the authorities are struggling to cope with the pressure due to inadequate training facilities and manpower.

  • Jaywalkers not spared

    A mobile court of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) yesterday shifted its focus on jaywalkers, as drives against traffic rule violators went on in Dhaka and Chittagong.

  • LGED engineer arrested red-handed

    ACC should act, not warn

    We are perplexed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) chairman's comment made at a discussion recently that the anti-graft body is keeping a close watch on the corrupt practices that are rampant amongst officials of the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA).

  • Money Embezzlement in Bangladesh

    'Graft-ridden' BRTA in ACC's radar, warns Iqbal Mahmood

    Cautioning corrupt officials of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA), Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmood yesterday said they are sparing the "graft-ridden" state-run organisation for the time being on strategic grounds.

  • Road Transport owners

    Transport owners, workers conduct drives against unfit vehicles

    A vigilance team comprising of transport owners and workers are checking vehicles at Dhaka’s Manik Mia Avenue where Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) is also conducting drives simultaneously.

  • Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

    Home secy, IGP, BRTA chief face contempt rule

    The High Court issues a contempt of court rule against the home secretary, inspector general of police (IGP) and chairman of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) on charge of not implementing its order over installing speed governor seals in all motor vehicles.

  • BRTA Bus Service

    BRTA to remain open six days

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) decides to keep its all circle offices open for 12 hours every day, except Friday, in order to provide its services properly.

  • people queue up for renewing their licences and fitness certificates

    Long lines at BRTA

    A huge number of people are turning up at Bangladesh Road Transport Authority's (BRTA) office in Mirpur for driving licences and fitness certificates, creating a huge gathering there, with agitating students checking vehicle documents last few days.

  • Dhaka Airport Road Accident

    Registration of 2 ‘Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan’ buses cancelled

    The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) cancels the registration of two buses of 'Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan' amid public outrage over the death of two college students in a road crash on Airport Road on Sunday.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will retain power

    Death of 2 Students: Take action against the culprits, says PM

    The Prime Minister's Office yesterday directed the Dhaka Metropolitan Police to take legal action against those responsible for Sunday's road crash that took the lives of two college students and left several others injured.