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


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter VI : Fitness of Vehicles

Part V : Provisions relating to passenger carrying vehicles

259. Fuel receptacles, etc


(1) A minibus or bus operating for reward—
(a) shall have fuel tanks, fuel receptacles and fuel pipes which are free of leaks and which are not placed inside the body or steering cabin; and
(b) shall have the filling orifice of a fuel tank placed outside the body or steering cabin.


(2) No main fuel tank shall be placed close to the engine of a bus operating for reward.