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    BRTA plans new department to probe accidents

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:42am on February 09, 2019

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority plans to set up a department to investigate road accidents across the country, said officials. They also said that the plan...

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    Deaths due to reckless driving on rise

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:12am on February 06, 2019

    Casualties mainly due to reckless driving have once again spiked rendering futile all efforts of the authorities concerned to bring down the number of deaths...

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    Road safety in Bangladesh remains as elusive as ever

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:48am on January 02, 2019

    Safety on roads, uniform traffic management and disciplined public transport system still remain mostly on papers even after the issue was one of the most...

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    Parties urged to ensure road safety

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:18am on December 05, 2018

    Common people and stakeholders expect political parties to make pledges in their election manifestos to ensure safety and reduce traffic congestion and expand railways and...

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    Deaths mock road safety directives

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2018

    Fate it is indeed as nothing, not even prime minister’s directives backed by those of the higher court, administration and law enforcers, seems to have...

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    Road tax, fitness fee to be waived for select FFs’ car

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:23pm on August 16, 2018

    The government will waive annual road tax and fitness fee for a motor car owned by a war-wounded, titled freedom fighter or family of a...

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    Eid journey begins amidst anarchy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on August 16, 2018

    The journey of holidaymakers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha begins today amidst the usual anarchy and mismanagement in road transport sector that have made a...

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    Reckless driving kills 8 more lives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on August 15, 2018

    At least eight people were killed in separate road accidents in Rajshahi, Kishoreganj, Brahmanbaria and Chuadanga districts on Wednesday, a day after end of the...

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    Teenage boy killed in Dhaka road mishap

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:41am on August 15, 2018

    A 16-year-old boy was killed in a road mishap on Rokeya Sarani at Agargaon-Taltala point under Sher-e-Bangla Nagar police station in Dhaka Tuesday evening....

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    Scavenger killed in city road mishap

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on August 13, 2018

    A 35-year-old scavenger was killed as he was run over by a bus at Gulistan zero point in Dhaka afternoon. The deceased was identified as...