No brakes at zebra crossing

  • Vehicles are supposed to slow down or halt at zebra crossings, but the rule is rarely followed in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vehicles are supposed to slow down or halt at zebra crossings, but the rule is rarely followed in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vehicles are supposed to slow down or halt at zebra crossings, but the rule is rarely followed in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vehicles are supposed to slow down or halt at zebra crossings, but the rule is rarely followed in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Vehicles are supposed to slow down or halt at zebra crossings, but the rule is rarely followed in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Vehicles are supposed to slow down or halt at zebra crossings, but the rule is rarely followed in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Drivers refuse to stop at zebra crossings, putting the lives of pedestrians using the crossings at risk in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Drivers refuse to stop at zebra crossings, putting the lives of pedestrians using the crossings at risk in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman waits with her child on the side of a road near Rampura Bridge in Dhaka as vehicles speed over a zebra crossing, giving her no opportunity to walk across safely. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman waits with her child on the side of a road near Rampura Bridge in Dhaka as vehicles speed over a zebra crossing, giving her no opportunity to walk across safely. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With no sign of oncoming vehicles slowing down, sometimes people dash across pedestrian crossings in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With no sign of oncoming vehicles slowing down, sometimes people dash across pedestrian crossings in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Drivers of buses and cars refuse to slow down at crosswalks in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Drivers of buses and cars refuse to slow down at crosswalks in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Drivers of buses and cars refuse to slow down at crosswalks in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Drivers of buses and cars refuse to slow down at crosswalks in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Although vehicles are supposed to stop for pedestrians at zebra crossings, most drivers do not follow the rule in Dhaka. Pedestrians walk on the crossings, yet buses and private cars block their way to the other side of the road. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Although vehicles are supposed to stop for pedestrians at zebra crossings, most drivers do not follow the rule in Dhaka. Pedestrians walk on the crossings, yet buses and private cars block their way to the other side of the road. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Although vehicles are supposed to stop for pedestrians at zebra crossings, most drivers do not follow the rule in Dhaka. Pedestrians walk on the crossings, yet buses and private cars block their way to the other side of the road. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Although vehicles are supposed to stop for pedestrians at zebra crossings, most drivers do not follow the rule in Dhaka. Pedestrians walk on the crossings, yet buses and private cars block their way to the other side of the road. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 20, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi