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 22: Speed control
|1.||Check rear view mirror(s).|
|2.||Adjust speed (select appropriate gear) as required, in accordance with traffic pattern, gradient of the road, road surface, visibility and speed restriction.|
|3.||Accelerate, if necessary.|
|4.||Decelerate, if necessary.|
|5.||Brake, if necessary.|
If the speed of the vehicle increases considerably without application of the accelerator and if continuous use of the service brake is necessary, brake to the appropriate speed before a lower gear is engaged in order to minimise an increase in speed.
Repeat this procedure as necessary.
Avoid selecting a lower gear to assist or replace braking, in order to reduce the speed of the vehicle.
If during the road test, the applicant drives too slowly for the circumstances, he/she shall be penalised every 5 - 8 seconds for:
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