Buses grow reckless amid post-Eid rush

  • A bus tries to overtake another on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway as people rush to get back to Dhaka after the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A bus tries to overtake another on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway as people rush to get back to Dhaka after the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Long-haul buses overtake each other in risky situations on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Long-haul buses overtake each other in risky situations on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A bus overtakes a truck on the two-lane Dhaka-Sylhet Highway, while a battery-powered autorickshaw, coming from the opposite direction, crosses the road in a risky situation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A bus overtakes a truck on the two-lane Dhaka-Sylhet Highway, while a battery-powered autorickshaw, coming from the opposite direction, crosses the road in a risky situation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bus drivers often try to overtake each other as there is no road divider between two lanes on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway, causing accidents. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bus drivers often try to overtake each other as there is no road divider between two lanes on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway, causing accidents. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Long-haul buses overtake each other in risky situations on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Long-haul buses overtake each other in risky situations on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Long-haul buses overtake each other in risky situations on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Long-haul buses overtake each other in risky situations on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Battery-powered autorickshaws and human haulers are operating on the highway despite a ban. The vehicles often cause crashes with long-haul buses on the highways. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Battery-powered autorickshaws and human haulers are operating on the highway despite a ban. The vehicles often cause crashes with long-haul buses on the highways. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Battery-powered autorickshaws and human haulers are operating on the highway despite a ban. The vehicles often cause crashes with long-haul buses on the highways. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Battery-powered autorickshaws and human haulers are operating on the highway despite a ban. The vehicles often cause crashes with long-haul buses on the highways. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi