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 29: Stopping - for parking (manual transmission)
|1.||Check rear-view mirrors and appropriate blind spot.|
|3.||Check the appropriate blind spot, if applicable.|
|4.||Position vehicle, if necessary.|
|5.||Check rear-view mirrors.|
|8.||Select a lower gear if required.|
|9.||Disengage clutch just before vehicle is brought to a complete standstill, without labouring or stalling the engine.|
|10.||Obtain and/or maintain a clear space behind or alongside obstruction or other road user.|
|11.||Stop in accordance with road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.|
|12.||Apply parking brake.|
|13.||Release clutch pedal.|
|14.||Cancel signal and switch off accessories, if applicable.|
|15.||Switch engine off.|
|16.||Check rear view mirrors and blind spots before opening doors.|
Turn the front wheels in the direction of the kerb as a precautionary measure to prevent the vehicle from moving, depending upon the gradient of the road.
Having switched off engine an appropriate gear should be selected as a precautionary measure to prevent the vehicle from moving, depending upon the gradient of the road.
This procedure is not recommended in the case of a diesel vehicle.
If a turbo is fitted refer to operators manual.
If the vehicle is equipped with a foot-operated parking brake the sequence shall be to select neutral, with service brake depressed and then to apply the parking brake.