Wednesday 20 February 2019 ,
Wednesday 20 February 2019 ,
Latest News
  • Biswa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat
  • Scientists decode white shark genome, finding cancer-protective
  • 16 US states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration
  • Two ‘robbers’ killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’
  • Focus on cybersecurity, privacy, service quality
  • 29.60 acres of Dhaleshwari land allegedly occupied
  • BIWTA resumes eviction of illegal structures on Buriganga banks
  • Rohingyas face cyclone threat
2 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Print

Rate of road accidents has significantly reduces

Quader tells in JS
BSS

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said the rate of road accidents in the country has significantly reduced compare to the other countries in the world and various steps have been taken to keep the accidental death rate at tolerable limit, reports BSS.

"According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report in 2014, Bangladesh secured 109th position out of 172 countries while it was 90th in earlier WHO report in 2011 which means road accident has drastically reduced," said the minister while responding to a query placed by treasury bench member M Habibur Rahman of Bogra-5 at the house.

As per the WHO's report on "Road Traffic Accident Death Rate by Country" in 2014 showed that in terms of road accident, Bangladesh secured 109th position compared 172 countries in the world, he said. But country's position was 90th according to the earlier report released by the UN organisation in 2011, the minister added.

According to the report, the road accident and causalities due to accident in Bangladesh is lower than many other countries in the world including India, Pakistan, South Africa, China, Thailand, Russia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka, the minister pointed out. Apart from this, the government has taken various steps to reduce the death rate caused by the accident, he said.

The initiative includes, arrangement of training for the drivers by the BRTA, identifies 121 black spots on the national highway, initiative of undertaking various projects according to the National Road Safety Strategic Action Plan (NRSSAP), impose ban on movement of CNG auto rickshaws on 22 highways.

Comments

Poll
Today's Question »
State minister for power Nasrul Hamid yesterday said everyone to have access to electricity by June. Do you think the feat achievable by the timeframe?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 55.4%
No 40.7%
No Comment 3.9%
Most Viewed
Digital Edition
Archive
SunMonTueWedThuFri Sat
0102
03040506070809
10111213141516
17181920212223
2425262728

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting