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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 23: Lane changing


1. Obey road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
2. Check rear-view mirrors and appropriate blind spot.
3. Signal intention.
4. Check appropriate blind spot.
5. Steer to selected lane, if safe.
6. Cancel signal.



Note A:


Changing lanes within an intersection should be avoided.


Note B:


Where more than one lane is changed in one movement, the appropriate blind spot shall be checked prior to crossing each lane-line.


Note C:


The left hand side line of the straight path between "A" and "C" shall not be touched anywhere.


Note D:


The right hand side line of the straight path between "A" and "C" shall be crossed before getting to "C".


Note E:


The applicant shall carry out a lane change to the right without crossing line "0 - P" and passing to the left of such line, and stop where instructed to do so.


Note F:


Should it happen that the applicant touches either line of the straight path with one of his/her feet after moving off, he/she shall be penalised for "Balance", and not for "T. Line".


Note G:


Should the motorcycle roll, a circle shall be drawn around the black block "Roll" and the test shall be discontinued.