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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 20: Gear changing - up


1. Maintain speed.
2. Cover clutch lever with left hand.
3. Start pulling clutch lever approximately to contact point.
4. Close throttle smoothly and completely whilst pulling in clutch lever completely.
5. Select higher gear, and remove foot from lever.
6. Start releasing clutch lever slowly and smoothly to contact point.
7. Open throttle smoothly and progressively whilst releasing clutch lever completely.



Note A:


Gears should be changed, where possible, whilst travelling on a straight course.