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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 26: Lane changing


1. Obey road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
2. Check rear-view mirrors and appropriate blind spot.
3. Signal intention.
4. Check the appropriate blind spot.
5. Steer to selected lane, if safe.
6. Cancel signal.



Note A:


Changing lanes within an intersection should be avoided.


Note B:


Where more than one lane is changed in one movement, the appropriate blind spot shall be checked prior to crossing each lane-line.


Note C:


In the sketches below:


Vehicle "A" shall be required to do a lane change.


Vehicle "B" shall be required to do a blind spot check to the appropriate side.


Should the driver of vehicle "B" fail to do a blind spot check, he/she shall be penalised for:




(5) Obs .....................................................


R94 6. Module 28 Note C