National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)
K53 Practical Driving Test for Motor Vehicle Drivers, Volume 1 - Light Motor Vehicles : Code B
6. The modules
Module 30: Stopping - in traffic (automatic transmission)
|1.||Check rear-view mirror(s).|
|3.||Brake timeously, smoothly and progressively without locking wheels and in complete control, keeping both hands on the steering wheel.|
|4.||Obtain and/or maintain a clear space behind or alongside obstruction of other road user, where applicable. (Approximately 4 - 5 metres behind the vehicle ahead)|
|5.||Stop in accordance with road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.|
|6.||Maintain pressure on brake pedal.|
|7.||Apply parking brake, if necessary.|
The parking brake should be applied when stationary for any length of time or where there is a possibility of rolling, but may not be necessary depending upon traffic signs, stop/start progress of traffic and the gradient of the road.
If the vehicle is equipped with a foot-operated parking brake, the sequence shall be to select neutral with the service brake depressed and then to apply the parking brake.
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