Bangladesh, Sept. 22 -- A rights platform has called for the government to quickly implement the Road Transport Act 2018 to help ensure road safety across the country.

Road Safety Foundation (RSF), a non-governmental agency, has made a plea to set up a state fund for the rehabilitation of road accident victims.

The platform, which works for road safety, came up with the call at a press conference held at Dhaka Reporters' Unity in the capital on Saturday.

RSF chairman Prof Dr AI Mahbub Uddin, vice-chairman MS Siddiqui and senior journalist Mizanur Rahman Khan, among others, spoke at the event.

Saidur Rahman, executive director of the foundation, presented a keynote paper on the issue.

He said the government enacted the road transport la...