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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 32: Intersections - turning left


1. Check rear view mirrors  and blind spot to the left.
2. Signal intention.
3. Obey all road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
4. Check blind spot to the left, if applicable.
5. Position vehicle in lane, if necessary.
6. Check mirrors.
7. Decelerate, if necessary.
8. Brake, if necessary.
9. Select gear, if necessary.
10. Yield to pedestrians, if necessary.
11. Stop, if necessary.
12. Select gear, if necessary.
13. Observe, if applicable.
14. Move off/proceed, necessary.
15. Check blind spot to the left.
16. Steer into appropriate lane, obeying all road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
17. Check rear view mirrors whilst turning to ensure safe follow through of vehicle.
18. Accelerate as necessary.
19. Cancel signal.



Note A:


A blind spot check shall be made just before steering. Should the applicant have steered to the left before stopping, it is unnecessary to check the blind spot again after moving off. The observation for moving off shall be sufficient.