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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 32: Stopping - for parking (automatic transmission)


1. Check rear view mirror(s) and appropriate blind spot.
2. Signal intention.
3. Check the appropriate blind spot, if applicable.
4. Position vehicle, if necessary.
5. Check rear view mirror(s).
6. Decelerate.
7. Brake.
8. Obtain and/or maintain a clear space behind or alongside obstruction or other road user.
9. Stop in accordance with road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.
10. Apply parking brake.
11. Select "P" position.
12. Cancel signal and switch off accessories, if applicable.
13. Switch off engine.
14. Check rear-view mirror(s) and blind spots before opening doors.



Note A:


Turn the front wheels in the direction of the kerb as a precautionary measure to prevent the vehicle from moving, depending upon the gradient of the road.


Note B:


If a turbo is fitted, refer to operators manual.


Note C:


A combination of vehicles may be "cranked" when parking, in order to limit clutch slipping and wear when moving off, as long as this action can be done with complete safety.


Note D:


If the vehicle is equipped with a foot-operated parking brake the sequence shall be to select neutral, with service brake depressed and then to apply the parking brake.