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