Risky highway crossings

  • A jaywalker climbs up a road divider to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard, while a cyclist takes the wrong lane. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A jaywalker climbs up a road divider to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard, while a cyclist takes the wrong lane. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A jaywalker climbs up a road divider to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A jaywalker climbs up a road divider to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Despite the presence of footbridges, a pedestrian slips through a road divider, risking his life to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Despite the presence of footbridges, a pedestrian slips through a road divider, risking his life to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Despite the presence of footbridges, a pedestrian slips through a road divider, risking his life to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Despite the presence of footbridges, a pedestrian slips through a road divider, risking his life to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A pedestrian slips through a road divider, risking his to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard, as another person talks on a mobile phone while crossing the highway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A pedestrian slips through a road divider, risking his to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard, as another person talks on a mobile phone while crossing the highway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Despite the presence of footbridges, many pedestrians, some with children, slip through a road divider, risking their lives to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Despite the presence of footbridges, many pedestrians, some with children, slip through a road divider, risking their lives to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Despite the presence of footbridges, many pedestrians, some with children, slip through a road divider, risking their lives to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Despite the presence of footbridges, many pedestrians, some with children, slip through a road divider, risking their lives to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Jaywalkers are reluctant to use footbridges to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Jaywalkers are reluctant to use footbridges to cross the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove