Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir traffic police on Saturday issued an advisory to all the educational institutions asking them not to allow School children to drive Scooties, Motor cycles without crash helmet, without driving licenses and other valid documents.
“It has been noticed that students of different educational institutions within the limits of City Srinagar uses Scooties, Motor cycles as a mode of transportation by violating various rules of M.V Act. As such Head of the Schools/Parents are requested not to allow School children to drive Scooties/Motor cycles without crash helmet, without driving licenses and other valid documents,” the advisory reads.
It urged all the Principals of education institutions in City Srinagar to advise students to follow the traffic rules properly.
“Likewise concerned parents may also be informed to ensure the safety of their wards no children below the age of 18 years be permitted to drive the two wheelers,” it said.
The advisory further reads that students falling in major age group be permitted to drive two wheelers only if they are in possession of driving license, crash helmets and other valid documents.
“Two days after issuance of the advisory if any student still found violating the rules shall be dealt strictly as per law,” it said.