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    PIL verdicts largely ignored

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 11:57pm on November 14, 2020

    Many Supreme Court directives issued on matters of public importance, including river protection, road safety, consumer rights and medical treatment, arbitrary arrest, detention and remand,...

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    Seminar on road safety problems in Dhaka held at BUET

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on November 07, 2020

    A seminar on ‘Road Safety Problems in Dhaka City: The Roles and Initiatives of DTCA’ was held at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology on...

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    WB, BRAC to collaborate in prog to improve road safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:48pm on October 24, 2020

    The World Bank and BRAC on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in a programme on improving road safety in Bangladesh. At an...

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    PM orders drug test for drivers

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:46pm on October 22, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday ordered authorities concerned to prevent irregularities in issuing driving licences and introduce dope testing for drivers as part of...

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    Road safety still far off

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:09pm on October 21, 2020

    The government is set to observe the National Safe Road Day 2020 today amid the never-ending chaos on roads in the capital as well as...

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    Roads back in chaos

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:39pm on September 20, 2020

    Chaos has come back to the Dhaka city roads in all forms after a pause following the recent countrywide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus...

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    Road law yet to be fully implemented after 2yrs

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:11am on September 17, 2020

    The much-talked-about Road Transport Act 2018 is yet to be fully implemented two years after its enactment. The processes of renewing and upgrading driving licences...

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    Arrest of Reshma killers, separate cycle lanes demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on August 14, 2020

    Road safety activists and city cyclists on Friday demanded immediate arrest of the driver of a microbus that hit cyclist Reshma Nahar Ratna to death...

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    Anarchy goes on as road safety demands remain on paper

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:09am on July 29, 2020

    Promises made by the authorities two years back during the countrywide student protests to keep roads safe, check major irregularities in the transport sector and...

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    Road safety still elusive

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    DESPITE promises from all concerned authorities, the roads and highways remain extremely unsafe for public in Bangladesh. In 2019, at least 5,227 people were killed...