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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 33: Intersections - turning right


1. Check rear-view mirrors and blind spot to the right.
2. Signal intention.
3. Obey all traffic signs, signals and markings.
4. Check blind spot to the right 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 approaching traffic and/or pedestrians if necessary.
11. Stop, if necessary.
12. Select gear, if necessary.
13. Observe, if applicable.
14. Move off/proceed, if necessary.
15. Check blind spot to the right, if applicable.
16. Steer into appropriate lane, obeying road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
17. Check rear view mirrors whilst turning to ensure safe follow through of vehicle round.
18 Accelerate as necessary.
19. Cancel signal.



Note A:


Position vehicle as close as possible towards centre of intersection prior to turning with due safety and consideration for approaching vehicles.


Note B:


Should the traffic signal change the vehicle waiting within such intersection shall be given the opportunity to leave, when safe to do so.


Note C:


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