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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 5: Mirrors - use of


1. Adjust rear-view mirrors whilst motorcycle is stationary only, for maximum rear-view vision.
2. Check rear-view mirrors on approach to any hazard.
3. Check rear-view mirrors approximately every 5 - 8 seconds.
4. Checking of rear view mirrors should be of sufficient duration to determine traffic situations to the rear.



Note A:


Care should be taken not to look in mirrors for too long a period


Note B:


References to mirrors mean the left and right rear-view mirrors.