Reckless buses cause congestion

  • The road ahead is clear, but traffic is at a standstill as a bus blocks the road horizontally to take on passengers and prevent other buses from getting ahead of it. The sight is a daily occurrence in North Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The road ahead is clear, but traffic is at a standstill as a bus blocks the road horizontally to take on passengers and prevent other buses from getting ahead of it. The sight is a daily occurrence in North Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Zebra crossings are meant for pedestrians to cross the road, but buses park on them to take on passengers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Zebra crossings are meant for pedestrians to cross the road, but buses park on them to take on passengers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The road ahead is clear, but traffic is at a standstill as a bus blocks the road horizontally to take on passengers and prevent other buses from getting ahead of it. The sight is a daily occurrence in North Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The road ahead is clear, but traffic is at a standstill as a bus blocks the road horizontally to take on passengers and prevent other buses from getting ahead of it. The sight is a daily occurrence in North Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bus helpers start hailing passengers to board as their vehicles come down from the Rampura U loop, resulting in long queues behind them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bus helpers start hailing passengers to board as their vehicles come down from the Rampura U loop, resulting in long queues behind them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The road ahead is clear, but traffic is at a standstill as a bus blocks the road horizontally to take on passengers and prevent other buses from getting ahead of it. The sight is a daily occurrence in North Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The road ahead is clear, but traffic is at a standstill as a bus blocks the road horizontally to take on passengers and prevent other buses from getting ahead of it. The sight is a daily occurrence in North Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Totally oblivious of the traffic brought to a standstill behind it, workers on a Victoria Classic Paribahan bus stop in the middle of the road near TV Centre to take on passengers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Totally oblivious of the traffic brought to a standstill behind it, workers on a Victoria Classic Paribahan bus stop in the middle of the road near TV Centre to take on passengers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The road ahead is clear, but traffic is at a standstill as a bus blocks the road horizontally to take on passengers and prevent other buses from getting ahead of it. The sight is a daily occurrence in North Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The road ahead is clear, but traffic is at a standstill as a bus blocks the road horizontally to take on passengers and prevent other buses from getting ahead of it. The sight is a daily occurrence in North Badda. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Buses simply stop on the U loop in Rampura to take on passengers, forcing all other vehicles behind them to wait. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Buses simply stop on the U loop in Rampura to take on passengers, forcing all other vehicles behind them to wait. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Totally oblivious of the traffic brought to a standstill behind it, workers on a Victoria Classic Paribahan bus stop in the middle of the road near TV Centre to take on passengers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Totally oblivious of the traffic brought to a standstill behind it, workers on a Victoria Classic Paribahan bus stop in the middle of the road near TV Centre to take on passengers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi