Road Transport Act

News Analysis: Road safety a pipe dream?

Every time there is a major road accident, some issues inevitably come to the fore: either the vehicles involved do not have the required documents or the drivers are without valid licences or both.

Compensation For Death, Injury: Road crash victims can now legally claim it

The family of a person killed in a road crash due to reckless or negligent driving will get at least Tk 5 lakh in compensation.

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.

Man posing as PBI official fined for trying to cross Padma Bridge with motorbike

A man was fined Tk 11,000 as he was trying to cross Padma Bridge on motorcycle, posing as an official of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI), earlier today (July 8, 2022).

‘Don’t file any case under road transport act within a week’

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says mass awareness campaign will be continued across the country for a week and asked the authorities concerned not to file any case during the time under the new Road and Transport Act that went into effect yesterday.

New law will ensure speedy trial of road crashes: Minister

The government is in the process of enacting a new law that will ensure speedy trial of road crashes, Law Minister Anisul Huq says.

Road transport act to be placed before cabinet next week: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the long-awaited road transport act will be placed before the next week’s cabinet meeting and the draft act is expected to be passed in the next parliamentary session.

Workshop in April for finalising road transport act

A national workshop will be organised in April to finalise the draft of road transport act, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says today.

Transport owners to be punished for road crashes: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader holds transport owners responsible for road crashes and indiscipline in the sector and says they will soon be brought under the purview of punishment.

July 24, 2023
July 24, 2023

News Analysis: Road safety a pipe dream?

Every time there is a major road accident, some issues inevitably come to the fore: either the vehicles involved do not have the required documents or the drivers are without valid licences or both.

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

Compensation For Death, Injury: Road crash victims can now legally claim it

The family of a person killed in a road crash due to reckless or negligent driving will get at least Tk 5 lakh in compensation.

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 8, 2022
July 8, 2022

Man posing as PBI official fined for trying to cross Padma Bridge with motorbike

A man was fined Tk 11,000 as he was trying to cross Padma Bridge on motorcycle, posing as an official of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI), earlier today (July 8, 2022).

November 2, 2019
November 2, 2019

‘Don’t file any case under road transport act within a week’

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says mass awareness campaign will be continued across the country for a week and asked the authorities concerned not to file any case during the time under the new Road and Transport Act that went into effect yesterday.

August 1, 2018
August 1, 2018

New law will ensure speedy trial of road crashes: Minister

The government is in the process of enacting a new law that will ensure speedy trial of road crashes, Law Minister Anisul Huq says.

August 1, 2018
August 1, 2018

Road transport act to be placed before cabinet next week: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the long-awaited road transport act will be placed before the next week’s cabinet meeting and the draft act is expected to be passed in the next parliamentary session.

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

Workshop in April for finalising road transport act

A national workshop will be organised in April to finalise the draft of road transport act, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says today.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Transport owners to be punished for road crashes: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader holds transport owners responsible for road crashes and indiscipline in the sector and says they will soon be brought under the purview of punishment.

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