People go through for transport shortage

Accident Desk, MD. Mehedi Hasan Tony, Dhaka Office: Even as normalcy lower back to the metropolis after the stop of the scholars’ agitation for safe roads, commuters continued to go through due to inadequate public transports the previous day. Stirred by means of the students’ movement, the traffic police checked the papers of drivers and vehicles and filed instances towards those located wanting on this count number.

The Traffic Division additionally announced to examine “Traffic Week” from August five to 11 with cooperation from Rover Scouts to take stern steps in opposition to avenue rule violations.
Riyad Morshed, site visitors sergeant of the Tejgaon zone, instructed the media that they have been checking every automobile for correct papers and fitness. “We’ll prosecute any vehicle, no matter its proprietor’s coloration and creed, if it’s miles observed at fault,” he introduced.

In retaining with the force, the site visitors branch of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) the day prior to this lodged at the least three,909 instances. Of them, 1,078 have been filed against drivers for no longer having proper licences, 2,034 were filed for traffic rule violations and 212 have been lodged against the plying of unfit cars.

“We need people to observe traffic regulations and preserve their papers up to date while plying their motors,” DMP deputy commissioner Masudur Rahman stated.

Alerted by means of the force, shipping owners plied fewer buses at the town streets in fear of being booked for jogging unfit cars, drivers and helpers confided.

As a end result, the number of metropolis offerings turned into fewer, main to gigantic sufferings for commuters on one of a kind routes the day prior to this.

Sources stated generally 100 buses of Tarabo and Shrabon Paribahan ply at the Gulistan-Shanirakhra direction, but the range got here all the way down to 30-35 the day before today. Similarly, the range

of Transilva Paribahan buses plying on the Jatrabari-Mirpur course turned into inadequate, inflicting inconvenience to passengers. Given the shortage of metropolis transports, humans jostled to get within the buses, which were already packed like sardines. Taking advantage of the commuters’ desperation, different transports like CNG-run vehicle-rickshaws and rickshaws charged exorbitant fares. With no other option, commuters have been compelled to shell out extra money to attain their locations.


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