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  • Road crashes claim 20 lives

    At least 20 people were killed and 82 others injured in separate road accidents in eight districts yesterday. Of the 20 dead, seven were killed in Feni, four in Faridpur, three in Kishoreganj, two in Sirajganj, and one each in Gopalganj, Mymensingh, Barishal and Tangail.

  • Road Crashes 25,526 killed in last 10 yrs

    A total 25,526 people got killed while 19,763 suffered injuries in road accidents over the past decade, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said yesterday.

  • Road crashes kill 30 during Eid holidays

    At least 30 people have been killed and 104 others injured in road accidents throughout the country in the last three days of Eid-ul-Fitr occasion.

  • Six killed in road crashes

    At least six people, including a man and his three-year-old daughter, were killed in separate road accidents in Chattrogram, Satkhira, Faridpur and Sherpur yesterday.

  • Road accident kills 19

    Crashes On Highways: 19 killed in three dists

    The number of deaths in road accidents is getting larger as 19 more people, including three of a family, were killed and 59 others injured in road crashes in Chattogram, Madaripur and Jashore yesterday.

  • schoolgirls killed in Cumilla road accident

    Road crashes claim 4 lives

    Four people, including two schoolgirls, were killed and seven others injured in road crashes in Cumilla, Dinajpur and Jhalakathi yesterday.

  • Road crashes kill six in 5 districts

    Road crashes kill eight in six dists

    Eight people, including a woman and her daughter, were killed and six others injured in road accidents in six districts yesterday.

  • Road crashes claim 9 lives in four dists

    At least nine people were killed and 19 injured in separate road accidents across the country yesterday.

  • Road accident in Bangladesh

    Seven killed in two road accidents

    At least seven people, including three students, were killed in road accidents in Narsingdi and Dhaka yesterday.

  • 6 killed in Khulna, Feni, Lamonirhat road crashes

    Six people including a couple are killed in separate road accidents in Khulna, Feni and Lalmonirhat.

  • Cox's Bazar Road accident

    11 more lives lost in road accidents

    Deaths on roads continued as 11 people were killed and 42 others injured in road crashes in different parts of the country yesterday.

  • Preventing Road Crashes: PM gives a set of directives

    In the wake of scores of deaths on roads, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday issued directives, including drive-time limitations on drivers of long-route vehicles, to prevent accidents and casualties.

  • Road Crashes

    Road Crashes: Tragedies on for inaction

    Come road tragedies, come rhetorical reactions. Probe committees are formed, recommendations made and all left to be forgotten till the next major crashes.

  • 35 killed in road crashes

    At least 35 people are killed and 82 others injured in road accidents in eight districts. Among the victims, 16 are killed in Gaibandha, six in Rangpur, two each in Natore, Gopalganj, Sirajganj, Faridpur, Laxmipur districts and one in Savar of Dhaka district.

  • Road Accident in Dhaka

    Road crashes kill 6 in 2 dists

    Six people are killed and 17 injured in two separate road accidents in Sirajganj and Nilphamari districts.

  • Road Accidents: Sharp rise in fatalities

    At least 2,297 people were killed and 5,480 injured in road accidents in the last six months, a sharp rise in the death toll compared to the same period last year, said an organisation campaigning for safety in the transport sector.

  • 15 killed in road crashes

    In a reunion full of elation, Halim Akand was received by four members of his family on his return from Saudi Arabia early yesterday.

  • 3 killed in separate road crashes in Dhaka

    Two men and a woman have been killed in three separate road crashes in the capital today.

  • Transport owners to be punished for road crashes: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader holds transport owners responsible for road crashes and indiscipline in the sector and says they will soon be brought under the purview of punishment.

  • Highway speed limit 50 in foggy weather

    To prevent road crashes, the government has lowered the speed limit to 50kmph on highways during foggy weather, despite the fact that similar decisions on road safety remain unimplemented for years.

  • road accidents in Bangladesh

    Highway accidents: The insane ideas

    Every day as holidayers returned from home, scores died in road crashes. And this prompted the government to make some insanely funny decisions.

  • CNG autos: A highway threat (video)

    Low speed and slippery driving make CNG-run auto-rickshaws ideal prey for road crashes causing loss of innocent lives on the highways.

  • Highway ‘ban’ for CNG auto-rickshaws

    In view of the recent deaths in highway road crashes, a government body “banned” CNG auto-rickshaws from faring on highways.

  • Rajshahi road crashes kill 6

    Six people die in separate road crashes in Mohonpur upazila and in the city.