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    Bangladesh government must get down to work on road safety now

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    THE government and its agencies keep forming committees and task forces one after another on road safety while road safety remains elusive, with people coming...

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    World Bank wants government to work on waterways, road safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on September 06, 2019

    World Bank asked the government working on sectors like water transport and road safety, said finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday. Waterways in riverine...

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    Road safety elusive in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    Road safety remains elusive in Bangladesh even after high-level bodies were formed and directives issued by the High Court and the prime minister following countrywide...

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    Task force formed for road safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:24pm on September 05, 2019

    A 19-member task force, headed by home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, was formed on Thursday to bring order back on roads and reduce accidents...

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    Reckless driving goes unabated

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Chaos on roads across the country continues to claim lives and maim people on a daily basis as government efforts to check reckless driving and...

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    Enough of pondering on road safety recommendations

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    THE moment of truth of the road transport and bridges minister came on Thursday when he, after a meeting with the road safety committee set...

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    Govt considering Shajahan’s 111 recommendations: Obaidul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:53pm on August 22, 2019

    The Road Transport and Bridges Ministry is considering formulation of a taskforce to implement 111 recommendations, made by the committee headed by former shipping minister...

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    Govt drafts policy to landscape highways, rural roads

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:50am on August 16, 2019

    Roads and Highways Department has drafted a policy to coordinate landscaping of the highways and rural roads for reducing traffic accidents. The draft of Highway...

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    Ministry asks schools to help students cross roads safely

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:40am on August 01, 2019

    Education ministry recently issued a circular asking the authorities of all educational institutions to take steps for helping the students to safely cross roads adjacent...

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    Road safety directives must be enforced properly

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2019

    ROAD safety remains elusive even a year after the countrywide student protests that erupted after the death of two college students in an accident caused...