Acts Online
GT Shield

National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter VI : Fitness of Vehicles

Part II : Equipment on or in respect of vehicles

193. Motor vehicle to be equipped with direction indicators


(1) No person shall operate on a public road any motor vehicle, other than a tractor or a trailer drawn by a tractor, unless it is equipped on both sides with either the flasher type or illuminated window-type direction indicators which comply with the provisions of regulation 194 or 195, as the case may be: Provided that where a motor vehicle forms part of a combination of motor vehicles and a direction indicator with which such motor vehicle is required to be equipped is obscured by any trailer forming part of such combination, the trailer shall, subject to the provisions of regulation 197, be deemed to be part of such motor vehicle.


(2) The provisions of subregulation (1) shall not apply in respect of—
(a) a motor cycle which, according to the registration certificate thereof, was registered for the first time before 1 July 1976; or
(b) any motor vehicle which, according to the registration certificate thereof, is older than 40 years.