Road accidents are taking many lives every year. The government is finally trying to reduce road accidents. In an effort to do that the government on Wednesday decided to construct road dividers on all the highways of the country to reduce road accidents.
It also decided to evict markets built illegally adjacent to the highways and imposed restriction on plying of different locally made unsafe vehicles like Nosimon and Korimon.
Home Minister Sahara Khatun told the reporters after a meeting with Highway Police officials at her ministry in the afternoon.
The minister directed the local elected representatives to take urgent steps to implement of the decisions.
A letter will be sent to the Ministry of Communications soon regarding construction of road dividers on the highways, she added.