Defiant pedestrians, drivers

  • A motorist is arguing with a traffic policeman on being asked why he moved to the zebra crossing, blocking the path for pedestrians to cross the street at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A motorist is arguing with a traffic policeman on being asked why he moved to the zebra crossing, blocking the path for pedestrians to cross the street at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Pedestrians zigzagging through cars stopped on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhakaon Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Pedestrians zigzagging through cars stopped on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhakaon Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Jaywalkers crossing the street with the red lights on at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Jaywalkers crossing the street with the red lights on at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cars have stopped at the signal in Dhaka's Gulshan-2, but jaywalkers are crossing the street without using the zebra crossing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cars have stopped at the signal in Dhaka's Gulshan-2, but jaywalkers are crossing the street without using the zebra crossing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Jaywalkers crossing the street with the red lights on at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Jaywalkers crossing the street with the red lights on at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Pedestrians zigzagging through cars stopped on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhakaon Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Pedestrians zigzagging through cars stopped on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhakaon Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A pick-up truck is parked on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A pick-up truck is parked on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cars have stopped at the signal in Dhaka's Gulshan-2, but jaywalkers are crossing the street without using the zebra crossing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cars have stopped at the signal in Dhaka's Gulshan-2, but jaywalkers are crossing the street without using the zebra crossing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Pedestrians zigzagging through cars stopped on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhakaon Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Pedestrians zigzagging through cars stopped on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhakaon Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A motorist stops an autorickshaw on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A motorist stops an autorickshaw on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An autorickshaw driver pushing the vehicle backwards from the zebra crossing after watching himself being photographed at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An autorickshaw driver pushing the vehicle backwards from the zebra crossing after watching himself being photographed at Gulshan-2 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Pedestrians zigzagging through cars stopped on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhakaon Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Pedestrians zigzagging through cars stopped on the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 in Dhakaon Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The zebra crossings in Dhaka are of no use as the motorists keep driving on or transgressing these blocking the pedestrians' path to cross the street. This photo was clicked in Gulshan on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The zebra crossings in Dhaka are of no use as the motorists keep driving on or transgressing these blocking the pedestrians' path to cross the street. This photo was clicked in Gulshan on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vehicles occupy the zebra crossing at Gulshan-2 traffic signal on Wednesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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