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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...

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    Govt must root out reasons for reckless driving

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 29, 2018

    ROAD transport workers went on a 48-hour countrywide strike, beginning Sunday morning, to push for changes in the Road Transport Act 2018, enacted in the...

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    Govt must ensure enforcement of road safety directives

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2018

    BECAUSE of lack of traffic law enforcement most of the traffic-related directives have remained unheeded for years in the capital and elsewhere in the country,....

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    Zaglul’s friends feel disappointed over road safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    Recalling tragic death in road accident in the capital, colleagues and friends of former managing director of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha Zaglul Ahmed Chowdhury on Saturday...

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    Streamlining Dhaka’s chaotic traffic possible: experts

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:08am on October 13, 2018

    Strict enforcement of traffic rules and a change in attitude among pedestrians and transport workers along with proper planning and political commitment were essential for...

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    Govt asks all schools to hold rallies on road safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Government is set to hold a massive awareness campaign on road safety by arranging rallies next to or in front of all secondary schools across...

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    DSCC begins installing barbed-wire on road dividers

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:57am on October 08, 2018

    Dhaka South City Corporation began installing barbed-wire on road dividers to stop jaywalking. DSCC officials told New Age that barbed-wire would be installed on 50...

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    Vision zero: a solution to road safety?

    Bipasha Dutta | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    IN THE world, one person dies every 25 seconds by road accidents. Only 28 countries, accounting for 7 per cent of the world’s population, have...

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    New law will not secure public interest: road safety campaigners

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on September 19, 2018

    Road safety campaigners on Wednesday expressed concerns that the newly enacted Road Transport Act, 2018 would not secure the interest of passengers and pedestrians and...