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Background of ARI
The Honorable Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh in her first address to the nation declared to establish an Accident Research Centre in mitigating the accident problem in the country. In a meeting regarding the Honorable Prime Minister's 100 days programs a decision was made to establish an Accident Research Centre at BUET. The Proposed Accident research started its activities from January 2002. At its inception activities were managed at the Traffic Engineering and Safety Research Centre of transportation and Traffic Engineering Division of the Civil Engineering Department, BUET. Later on the center sifted to its own full-fledged 4-storied building sides the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP), BUET. After nearly six years of launching, the Accident Research Institute (ARI) has been established by the Syndicate of BUET in its 418th meeting held on 12 January 2008 following the recommendation of the Finance Committee on 08/01/2008 (Office Order No- Songstha/E-30/Re-3806, Dated- 29/01/2008) by converting the erstwhile Accident Research Centre (ARC).



Board of Governors

The Board of Governors (BOG) of the Accident Research Institute (ARI) will be headed by the Vice-Chancellor, BUET as Chairman of the Board. The Board consists of the following members:

Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.

Dean, Faculty of Architecture & Planning.

Representative from the following Ministries (Not below the rank of Joint-Secretary)
    --Ministry of Communications
    --Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    --Ministry of Education

One reputed Professor/Professional in the field of safety research, accident prevention and injury control nominated by the Vice Chancellor

Chairman, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority.

Chief Engineer, Roads & Highways Department.

Chairman, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority.

One teacher from the Institute not below rank of Associate Professor or equivalent nominated by the Vice Chancellor.

Director of Accident Research Institute will be the Member Secretary.


04-08 Dec. 2016


Training Course on Urban Road Safety

18-31May, 2016


Training Course on Social Science Resarch Techniques for Transportation Planning and Safety

16-22 February, 2016

Training-of-Trainers (TOT) for LGED Professionals on Road Safety

06-07 August, 2015

Workshop on Promoting Road Safety for Children in Bangladesh

May - June, 2015

Road Safety Training Course for Practitioners: Problems and Applications of 5Es

22 July, 2014

LGED-ARI, BUET Collaboration Project

March, 2011

LGED & DTCB Engineers Training Program

08-14 June, 2010

Training Program on Accident Event Recording and Reporting

16 January, 2008

Seminar on Sustainable Urban Transport and Safety

22 January, 2008

Training Programme and Safety Rally on Road Safety

23 January, 2008

Seminar on Addressing Road Safety Problems & Our Challenges

24 April, 2008

Seminar on Injury Prevention & Pre Hospital Care

22 May, 2008

ARI Heavy Vehicle Drivers’ Training Programme on Road Safety and Good Driving Practices, Module-10



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