Road crash Bangladesh

Road crashes, fatalities rise steeply from January

The numbers of road accidents and deaths saw a sharp rise in the first three months of this year compared to the corresponding period last year. Experts blamed the spike on the authorities’ failure to implement specific measures and a lack of commitment to ensure road safety.

Road crash deaths know no end

The horrific accident that happened on the Dhaka-Bhanga expressway on Sunday once again brought to fore the issues in our transport sector. Mozammel Hoque Chowdhury, secretary general of Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, talks to The Daily Star Opinion about the reasons behind such tragedies on our highways and how to prevent them.

Pedestrian dies after covered van overturns and crushes him

On impact, it toppled on its side, falling on Jahid who was walking along the road, killing him instantly

How can Dhaka solve its traffic problem?

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that “traffic was particularly bad today,” I could have retired already

April 8, 2024
April 8, 2024

Road crashes, fatalities rise steeply from January

The numbers of road accidents and deaths saw a sharp rise in the first three months of this year compared to the corresponding period last year. Experts blamed the spike on the authorities’ failure to implement specific measures and a lack of commitment to ensure road safety.

March 20, 2023
March 20, 2023

Road crash deaths know no end

The horrific accident that happened on the Dhaka-Bhanga expressway on Sunday once again brought to fore the issues in our transport sector. Mozammel Hoque Chowdhury, secretary general of Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, talks to The Daily Star Opinion about the reasons behind such tragedies on our highways and how to prevent them.

March 2, 2023
March 2, 2023

Pedestrian dies after covered van overturns and crushes him

On impact, it toppled on its side, falling on Jahid who was walking along the road, killing him instantly

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

How can Dhaka solve its traffic problem?

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that “traffic was particularly bad today,” I could have retired already

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