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    Substandard materials used in road repair

    Our Correspondent . Shariatpur | Updated at 02:20am on September 16, 2019

    The Shariatpur municipality and a ruling party-backed contractor were at loggerheads over poor quality works in developing Shariatpur-Kanar Bazar road causing waste of...

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    Risky Nalka Bridge poses threat to snap road links with north

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 01:13am on July 27, 2019

    Roads and Highways Department’s Nalka Bridge on Dhaka-Rajshahi national highway in Sirajganj became risky with cracks and dilapidated surface ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha posing a...

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    Highway condition better: Obaidul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11pm on July 22, 2019

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said that the present condition of the highways was better than any other time. He also...

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    DSCC, DNCC CEOs asked to explain failure to spray water on capital’s roads

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on May 06, 2019

    The High Court Division on Sunday summoned chief executive officers of Dhaka South City Corporation and Dhaka North City Corporation to explain on May 15...

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    Court orders for damages hardly executed

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Families of the victims of road accident and launch capsize hardly get compensations as court orders in this regard have hardly been executed....

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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...