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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 27: Intersections - turning left


1. Check rear-view mirrors  and blind spot to the left, if applicable.
2. Position motorcycle in lane, if necessary.
3. Check mirrors and blind spot to left.
4. Signal intention.
5. Obey all road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
6. Check rear-view 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 neutral, if applicable.
13. Select gear, if necessary.
14. Observe, if applicable.
15. Move off/proceed, if necessary.
16. Check blind spot to left, if applicable.
17. Steer and position in appropriate lane, obeying all road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
18. Accelerate as necessary.
19. Cancel signal.



Note A:


A blind spot check shall be made just before  changing direction. 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.


Note B:


Position the motorcycle at all times in such a way that you discourage other road-users from sharing the lane with you.


Note C:


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


Note D:


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