road safety

88% bikers in road accidents don’t wear helmets: Study

Even though the number of motorbikes and deaths in bike-related accidents is rising sharply, only 34 percent of bikers wear helmets while driving, according to a recent study conducted by the World Bank and Buet’s Accident Research Institute.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Rural Bangladesh needs next-generation village roads

The streets of rural Bangladesh should value the safety and wellbeing of its users.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

88% bikers in road accidents don’t wear helmets: Study

Even though the number of motorbikes and deaths in bike-related accidents is rising sharply, only 34 percent of bikers wear helmets while driving, according to a recent study conducted by the World Bank and Buet’s Accident Research Institute.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Ambivalence towards road safety: How many deaths are too many deaths?

From what we see, read and experience, there is no accountability or oversight in the roads and highways sector.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Road Safety: A new definition of luxury?

Five members of a family, including two children, were crushed to death by a girder of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), because the crane carrying the heavy load, toppled midway due to an ‘unexplained’ reason, which is still under the investigations.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Road Safety in Bangladesh: Demanded, yet Undelivered

On this week, 4 years ago, school and college students protested to ensure road safety for all.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

Road crashes getting worse every day

Did the demands of the road safety movement fall on deaf ears?

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

Road safety movement: Four years on, road fatalities keep rising

Four years ago today, two students were killed when a bus, competing with another to get passengers, ploughed into a crowd.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Let’s keep our roads safe this Eid holiday

During the last Eid vacation, there were 283 road accidents.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Another road crash, another pointless tragedy

Govt must enforce the transport act, make roads safer

April 8, 2022
April 8, 2022

RHD to introduce country’s 1st road operation unit: Highway management set to improve

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) is going establish a dedicated Road Operation Unit (ROU) for the first time to manage and monitor a national highway efficiently.