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


K53 Practical Driving Test for Motor Vehicle Drivers, Volume 2 - Heavy Motor Vehicles : Codes CI, C, ECI and EC

6. The modules

Module 12: Moving Off - manual transmission


1. Obey all road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
2. Check rear view mirrors and appropriate blind spot, if applicable.
3. Signal intention, if applicable.
4. Ensure there is clear space beyond intersection before entering.
5. Ensure intersection is clear before entering.
6. Maintain clear space behind vehicle ahead before moving off. (Approximately 4 - 5 metres)
7. Select gear.
8. Obtain clutch control.
9. Observe.
10. Release parking brake, if applicable.
11. Move off.
12 Accelerate as necessary.
13. Cancel signal, if applicable.



Note A:


Should the vehicle roll, a circle shall be drawn around the black block "Roll" and the test shall be discontinued.


Note B:


Observation and gear selection can be done simultaneously.


Note C:


Numbers 7, 8 and 9 may be done in one flowing movement.


Note D:


Observation shall be done before moving off, including during stop-start traffic.


Note E:


During moving off, the applicant shall not cause the wheels of the vehicle to spin. Should the applicant do so he/she shall be penalised for:




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