ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has constituted special squads to take action against amateur drivers and bike riders not using helmets. Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Syed Mustafa Tanveer on Monday has also appealed the parents not to allow    children to drive vehicles or motorbikes.

SSP (Traffic) has also directed all Zonal DSPs for strict action against amateur drivers and to ensure steps for safe road environment in the city. He directed to ensure renewed efforts for awareness about traffic rules among citizens by ITP education wing.

He directed ITP’s teams to visit educational institutions to create traffic sense as several students have joined ITP as traffic volunteers.

The SSP (Traffic) said that purpose of action against amateur drivers and motorcyclists without helmets is to ensure their own safety as it should not be considered a punitive measure.