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)|
|8.||Obtain clutch control.|
|10.||Release parking brake, if applicable.|
|12||Accelerate as necessary.|
|13.||Cancel signal, if applicable.|
Should the vehicle roll, a circle shall be drawn around the black block "Roll" and the test shall be discontinued.
Observation and gear selection can be done simultaneously.
Numbers 7, 8 and 9 may be done in one flowing movement.
Observation shall be done before moving off, including during stop-start traffic.
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: