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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 42: Overtaking - to the left of a hazard


1. Obtain a safe following/approaching distance.
2. Obey all road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
3. Check the blind spot to the left, if applicable.
4. Steer and position motorcycle towards the left without moving any further than necessary for maximum visibility, if applicable.
5. Check rear-view mirrors and blind spot to the left.
6. Signal intention.
7. Check rear-view mirrors, if applicable.
8. Brake, if necessary.
9. Select gear, if necessary.
10. Check blind spot to the left.
11. Steer further to the left, if safe, to allow safe clear space between vehicle and hazard.
12. Cancel signal.
13. Accelerate, if necessary.
14. Check mirrors and blind spot to the right before signalling if intending to return to the right



Note A:


Adequate clear space shall be obtained before returning.