Staff reporter, Dhaka, 11 october 2016: Traffic jam is increasing in Dhaka city day by day. It has crippled life in Dhaka during the recent times. Especially in the pick hours, traffic jam becomes intolerable. With the growth of population in Dhaka city, all kinds of vehicles have increased tremendously. This is the main cause of traffic jam here. Narrow and bumpy roads, roads clogged up with water, inexpert drivers, violation of traffic rules, insufficient number of traffic police, unlimited number of rickshaws etc are also responsible for traffic jam. Getting stuck into a traffic jam, people especially the students and the service holders feel much helpless and frustrated. They cannot attend their respective fields in time. The patients carried in the ambulances to the hospitals and clinics are the worst sufferers of this. Above all, traffic jam causes harm to the trade and commercial and industrial production. Experts suggest some steps to control traffic jam. These include widening roads, controlling the growth of non-mechanized vehicles, construction of fly over. Moreover, public awareness greatly works in decreasing traffic jam by following the traffic rules.