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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 3: Pre-trip inspection - on motorcycle


1. Turn ignition switch to "ON” position.
2. Check warning lights and gauges for malfunction.
3. Check operation of front- and rear lights, direction indicators, horn and stoplight.
4. Turn all switches to "OFF“ position and tum the ignition key off.
5. Check pressure of brakes and clutch.
6. Check the throttle operation.
7. Check operation of the kick start lever, if applicable.
8. Adjust mirrors for maximum rear-view vision.



Note A:


The examiner shall request the applicant to mount the motorcycle and to operate the lights, direction indicators, horn and brake light.


Note B:


In the event of minor defects, the applicant may be given the opportunity to rectify them, however, a time limit of five minutes will be allowed.


Note C:


In certain cases the engine must be running in order to operate lights.