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National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)


K53 Practical Driving Test for Motor Vehicle Drivers, Volume 4 - Light Motor Vehicle Combinations : Code EB licences

6. The modules

Module 15: Left turn


1. Check rear-view mirror(s) and blind spot to the left.
2. Signal intention.
3. Check blind spot to the left.
4. Steer to and position vehicle in appropriate lane.
5. Check rear-view mirror(s).
6. Decelerate.
7. Select correct gear.
8. Check blind spot to the left.
9. Steer into appropriate lane.
10. Check rear-view mirror(s) whilst turning to ensure safe follow through of vehicle(s) round the bend.
11. Accelerate smoothly.
12. Cancel signal.
13. Check rear-view mirror(s).



Note A:


Only one attempt shall be allowed.


Note B:


The full dimensions of this manoeuvre may be used, however no boundary lines shall be touched.


Note C:


This manoeuvre only commences once the vehicle is in motion, therefore, should the vehicle stop for any reason after having moved off and before the manoeuvre is completed, a circle shall be drawn around the black block "No att" and the test discontinued.


Note D:


This manoeuvre is completed when the steering axle of the drawing vehicle, is on the left-hand side of the road, adjacent to the 45° line, where it meets the broken centre line.