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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 28: Intersections - turning right


1. Check rear-view mirrors and blind spot to the right, if applicable.
2. Position motorcycle in lane, if necessary.
3. Check mirrors and blind spot to right.
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 approaching traffic and/or pedestrians.
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 right, 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:


Position motorcycle as close as possible towards the centre of the intersection prior to turning with due safety and consideration for approaching vehicles, facing straight ahead, if possible.


Note B:


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


Note C:


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


Note D:


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.