15 May 2024, 19:04

Kanchan demands implementation of motor vehicles speed limit guideline

DHAKA, May 15, 2024 (BSS) – Nirapad Sarak Chai

(NISCHA), a voluntary social organization working
to ensure road safety, demanded immediate
implementation of motor vehicles speed limit
guideline 2024, as this guideline would help reduce
road accidents to a large extent.

“Uncontrolled speed of motor vehicles is mainly
responsible for frequent road accidents increasing
the number of casualties in the country,” NISCHA
founder chairman Ilias Kanchan said at a press
conference held at Johur Hossain Chowdhury Hall
in city’s Jatiya Press Club here today.

The Road Safety Coalition, a platform of 9
organizations, has been carrying out campaign on
road safety issues for a long, has organised the
press conference.

On May 7, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority
(BRTA) issued the ‘Motor Vehicle Speed Limit
Guidelines 2024’ to maintain disciple in the
movement of motor vehicles on roads across the

Kanchan said that the speed limit, set by the
government for motor vehicles, the speed limit of
30 km in the city is applicable not only for
motorcycles, but also for all vehicles.

He demanded holding of a coordination meeting in
every month for monitoring the implementation of
the guideline and collection of information about
motor accidents.

Mentioning that Road Safety Coalition Bangladesh
is waging movement for introducing a speed limit
guideline by the government, actor Ilias Kanchan
said, “We thank the Road Transport and Bridges
Ministry for introducing the motor vehicles speed
limit guideline 2024”.

The present government is taking various
important measures in road transport sector, he
said, adding, “We are hopeful that road accidents
would come down following implementation of the

Country director of Global Health Dr. Shafiqul
Alam, Dhaka International University’s associate
professor Dr. Bazlur Rahman and NISCHA
secretary general Liton Ershad, among others, were



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