BRTA

May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

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.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Anti-jaywalker drive resumes in Dhaka

Authorities have launched a drive yet again to curb jaywalking in capital Dhaka. Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) began the three-day special drive from today in an attempt to bring discipline among jaywalkers.

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

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.

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Unfit Vehicles, Unlicensed Drivers: Submit detailed info by April 30

The High Court yesterday asked authorities concerned to submit a report before it on unfit and unregistered vehicles plying the streets and drivers without valid licences.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

Registration of Shuprovat Paribahan bus cancelled

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) cancels registration of a bus of Shuprovat Paribahan that killed a student of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) at Nodda near Dhaka’s Bashundhara Residential area.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

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.

February 4, 2019
February 4, 2019

Ride-Sharing Service in Capital: Govt to shut door on outside vehicles

Vehicles registered outside Dhaka city will not be allowed to enlist with any ride-sharing company operating in the city. Besides, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has been directed to propose the highest ceiling for the number of vehicles to be enlisted with any particular ride-hailing company.

January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019

Ride-Sharing Services: BRTA now wants rules relaxed

None of the 14 ride-sharing companies that sought BRTA registration have been able to fulfill the required conditions, although a guideline mentioning the conditions was put in force 10 months ago.

December 24, 2018
December 24, 2018

Licence Requirement: BRTA caves in to drivers' demand

In August the government relaxed until December 31 the requirement of experience for getting licences to drive medium and heavy

May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018

Couldn't care less

The government call for renewing motor vehicles' fitness certificates largely went in vain as owners of only 16 out of over 56,000 vehicles that did not obtain the certificate in more than a decade responded within the deadline of April 30.