Must we add to the woes of Dhaka traffic by driving as we please?
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.
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.
The strict enforcement of traffic rules for three consecutive days has brought some discipline on the city's Hare Road yesterday as
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.
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.
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?
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.