At least 15 people were killed and 36 injured in an average of 13 road crashes a day across the country last month.
On the other hand, at least 413 people, including 53 women and 48 children, died and 995 others, including 46 women and 19 children, were injured in 373 road crashes from February 1 to 28, according to a report of the National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways (NCPSRR), a non-government organisation.
The revealed, unveiled on Friday, was prepared based on 22 English and Bangla national dailies, 10 regional newspapers, and eight portals and news agencies.
According to the report, some 22 people, including five women, were killed and 80 others, including a woman, injured in 31 railway accidents, while seven people, including a woman and three children, were killed and seven others injured in six waterway accidents during the same period.
It says most of the road accidents occurred due to whimsicality and lack of carefulness of heavy vehicles' drivers.