Bangladesh sets 80km maximum speed to reduce road accidents

Speed limit hastily set for all vehicles on highways
In yet another impromptu move, the government yesterday decided that speed limiters would be installed in all modes of transports on highways to cap their speeds to 80kmph with an aim to check road accidents. The decision was made at a meeting of the National Road Safety Council without any discussion on how it would be implemented and by whom.

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Non-motorised vehicles keep running on highways

Non-motorised vehicles such as battery-run three wheelers keep running on national highways across the country flouting a government instruction for law enforcement agencies not to allow such vehicles on the highways so that fatal accidents could be checked.
Sources said that people were running such vehicles on highways by managing the

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Non-motorised vehicles not to be allowed on highways

The government on Wednesday ordered the law enforcement agencies not to allow non-motorised vehicles to ply national highways any more to check fatal accidents.
The directive came at a meeting at the secretariat on highway traffic management. The home affairs minister, Sahara Khatun, presided over the

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