reckless driving

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Why is nothing being done about the endless road crashes?

Those responsible for road safety must be held accountable for their failure to check deadly crashes

July 21, 2019
July 21, 2019

Taxi falls into Turag while overtaking bus

The ill-fated yellow-coloured taxicab was overtaking a bus near the bridge over Turag river in Savar, an eyewitness says.

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

Road Transport Bill, 2018 falls short

The cabinet has given final approval to the proposed Road Transport Bill, 2018. There are some good measures in the proposed act like minimum educational qualification (Grade 8) and minimum age (18 years) to get a professional driver license, and introduction of a 12-point system which would lead to ultimately cancellation of license for violation of law.

June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018

Bus rams into road divider in Dhanmondi

A passenger bus rams into a road divider in Dhanmondi of Dhaka.

September 17, 2016
September 17, 2016

Reckless driving cost lives!

We are shocked at the death of an elderly couple who were killed at the East Sheorapara bus stand on September 14 after being struck by a speeding car.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Reckless driving takes 10 lives

Ten people were killed and 20 others injured in a head-on collision between a stone-laden truck and a bus in the district's Sherpur upazila yesterday.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Mother killed in front of six-year-old son

Six-year-old Mohammad Yusuf was holding a pair of sandals of his mother at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, hoping she would put them on soon.

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?

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Reckless driving continues to kill

The fatal road crash in Rangpur, caused apparently by rash driving of a coach helper, once again points to the worsening state of lawlessness prevailing in the transport sector.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

Reckless driving ruins 2 families

Reckless driving virtually wiped out two families yesterday as slack enforcement of traffic rules continue to give law-breaking drivers impunity, exposing thousands of road users to the constant danger.