Dhaka traffic

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

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?

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Law on cards to limit number of family cars

The government will set the limit of private cars for a family aimed at mitigating the city’s horrific traffic congestion, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader tells the parliament.

January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016

Gross violation of traffic rules

Just days after two schoolgirls were killed within hours in road crashes at the Shahbagh and Matsya Bhaban intersection, reckless driving of buses continues unabated.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

WATCH: Does a cop have enough power to control Dhaka streets?

Does a policeman enjoy enough power to control traffic system in Dhaka?

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