road safety movement

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Attack on Sylhet medical students: Key accused arrested

Students and intern doctors of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital suspended their ongoing protest after the prime accused responsible for the attack on students and a female intern doctor was arrested early today (August 4, 2022).

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.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

The same old promise again

In the face of student protests for road safety, transport owners and workers yesterday came up with the same old promises of not operating buses on daily contracts, and scrutinising licences before appointing drivers.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Commuters suffer as traffic goes haywire

City commuters suffered long delays as hundreds of students blocked different streets yesterday, demanding safe roads and justice for the death of a fellow student in a road crash.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Daylong protest over unsafe road

Under pressure from road safety protesters, the authorities yesterday suspended the operation of two bus services, but a section of demonstrators vowed to remain on the streets until all their demands are met.