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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 51: Freeways - entering


1. Select appropriate lane of the on-ramp.
2. Check rear-view mirrors and blind spot.
3. Signal intention, if applicable.
4. Accelerate, if necessary.
5. Check rear-view mirrors, if applicable.
6. Decelerate, if necessary.
7. Brake, if necessary.
8. Yield in accordance with traffic pattern, road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
9. Stop, if necessary.
10. Select gear, if necessary.
11. Observe, if applicable.
12. Move off/proceed.
13. Check the necessary blind spot(s).
14. Merge with traffic.
15. Cancel signal.



Note A:


Drive between edge lines of the on-ramp.


Note B:


Do not overtake on a single lane on-ramp.


Note C:


A left and right blind spot check shall be done upon entering a freeway.


Note D:


Additional blind spot checks for a safe gap may be necessary.