When a vehicle collides with another on the road, it is called a road accident. It is a common phenomenon in our world. Road accident is a global tragedy with the ever-rising trend. Almost every day, we hear the news of the accident on the television, radio and internet. Most people continue to negligent and ignore the danger involved in their driving and so, these accidents happen. Road accidents are increasing by leaps and bounds day by day. It is the most gruesome of the daily occurrences. It occurs in Bangladesh primarily owing to the reckless driving of the drivers. They often go almost mad to overtake without caring for traffic rules and regulations. Road accidents can cause irreparable loss and injure anyone badly. Sometimes it takes a toll of great many valuable lives. The effect of road accidents is pathetic. A little mistake can cause a lot of tears to anybody. Somebody loses his/her dear and near ones for ever. Pedestrians are the worst sufferers. They are often run over by the wheel while crossing the road. However steps should be taken to make sure that drivers abide by traffic rules. Exemplary punishment should be meted out to those who are held responsible for road accidents. The old vehicles should not be allowed to ply on the road. Pedestrians should be encouraged to use the footpath and over bridge while crossing the road. The people from all walks of life should come forward to tackle the problem jointly.
To sum up, there are many causes of the road accidents in our world, with good strategies and with the participation of the both government and individual; we can easily overcome with this potential problem. Last but not the least the government should launch a programme to deal with it and enforce law and order strictly to stop road accidents.