traffic rules

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Dhaka traffic made worse by our unruliness

Must we add to the woes of Dhaka traffic by driving as we please?

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

2 weeks' traffic discipline programme inaugurated in Dhaka

Volunteers from Red Crescent, Bangladesh National Cadet Corps (BNCC) and scouts will work with traffic police at 57 check posts in Dhaka for two weeks to help people follow the traffic rules.

December 24, 2017
December 24, 2017

Singaporean president’s car escapes summons

Officers who provide security protection to the Singaporean president and other senior political leaders have been reminded to make sure their security convoys comply with traffic rules, without compromising the safety and security of the VIPs they are escorting.

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

Different scene on Hare Road

The strict enforcement of traffic rules for three consecutive days has brought some discipline on the city's Hare Road yesterday as

September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

Only 3 days bring ‘discipline’ on Dhaka roads

The strict enforcement of traffic rules in three consecutive days brings an apparent discipline on the city’s Hare Road today, with vehicles carrying people of all classes plying on the right track.

May 15, 2017
May 15, 2017

Tougher penalty for traffic rule violation in cantonment areas

The cabinet approves the draft of a law incorporating tougher punishment for delaying the construction of buildings and breaking traffic rules in cantonment areas. The approval of the draft The Cantonment Bill-2017 was given at the regular weekly cabinet meeting held at Bangladesh Secretariat in Dhaka with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Opinion: arresting for traffic rules violation is a crazy idea

In a country where corrupt practices dominate traffic rules and laws, the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has prepared a draft law under which police would not require any warrant to arrest anyone for violation of traffic rules. Police lodge around 70,000 cases a month and there is a huge backlog of cases. Will this new law, if passed, help the situation?

January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016

Gross violation of traffic rules

Just days after two schoolgirls were killed within hours in road crashes at the Shahbagh and Matsya Bhaban intersection, reckless driving of buses continues unabated.