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    HC orders removal of electric poles from roads, highways

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:34pm on February 14, 2019

    The High Court on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to remove all electric poles from the roads and highways at the quickest possible time (not...

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    Obaidul admits to indiscipline on roads

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:18pm on February 12, 2019

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday admitted that there was still indiscipline on the roads and there had been no decline in...

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    Battery-run rickshaws unabated on Dhaka roads

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19am on February 02, 2019

    A huge number of illegal battery-run auto-rickshaws are plying on the roads of Dhaka’s Uttara area amid Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s ongoing special traffic quarter. Besides,...

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    Students block road, demand road safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on February 01, 2019

    Hundreds of students and local people in Keraniganj on Thursday demonstrated by blocking the Dhaka-Mawa road at Rajendrapur in Keraniganj on the outskirts of the...

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    No room for govt to ignore road safety issues

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

    HARDLY a single day appears to pass in Bangladesh without a single death in traffic accidents....

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    Road safety must be viewed as a public health issue

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    PEOPLE continue to die apace in traffic accidents. In the latest such incidents on Wednesday, at least nine died and 15 came to be injured...

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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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    BRTA continues to deprioritise passengers’ safety

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    In the face of nationwide student protest for road safety, the government has taken some steps to streamline the fatally flawed public transport sector; however,...

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    BRTA seeks time extension

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:13am on December 24, 2018

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority has sent a proposal to the road transport and bridges ministry seeking extension of time of relaxed rules in issuance of...

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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...