Traffic signs of no use

  • A traffic sign says rickshaws are not allowed, but the main road in Dhaka’s Badda is full of rickshaws. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A traffic sign says rickshaws are not allowed, but the main road in Dhaka’s Badda is full of rickshaws. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vehicles are parked next to a No Parking sign in Dhaka’s Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vehicles are parked next to a No Parking sign in Dhaka’s Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rickshaw-pullers wait for rides at Shahjdpur in Dhaka defying a traffic sign that stipulates rickshaws and car cannot stop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rickshaw-pullers wait for rides at Shahjdpur in Dhaka defying a traffic sign that stipulates rickshaws and car cannot stop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The authorities have designated a place for bus stoppage and put up a sign there in Dhaka’s Natun Bazar. But buses barely stop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The authorities have designated a place for bus stoppage and put up a sign there in Dhaka’s Natun Bazar. But buses barely stop there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A traffic sign says rickshaws are not allowed, but the main road in Dhaka’s Badda is full of rickshaws. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A traffic sign says rickshaws are not allowed, but the main road in Dhaka’s Badda is full of rickshaws. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A traffic sign says rickshaws are not allowed, but the main road in Dhaka’s Badda is full of rickshaws. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A traffic sign says rickshaws are not allowed, but the main road in Dhaka’s Badda is full of rickshaws. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The authorities have put up a pedestrian crossing sign without stripes on the street for a zebra crossing. Drivers do not stop at the sign to let pedestrians cross. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The authorities have put up a pedestrian crossing sign without stripes on the street for a zebra crossing. Drivers do not stop at the sign to let pedestrians cross. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A traffic sign in Dhaka’s Badda warns the drivers of a speed-breaker ahead, but there is no such thing there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A traffic sign in Dhaka’s Badda warns the drivers of a speed-breaker ahead, but there is no such thing there. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi