How Easily A Car Crash Can Happen | K53 Blog

It is often assumed that car crashes are always caused by high-speed driving, or reckless, irresponsible driving, or drunk driving. This short story is about a close friend of mine who nearly wrote himself and another driver off on his way back to Cape Town on the N2 from Port Elizabeth between Christmas...

How To Upgrade Your K53 Driving Licence | K53 Blog

Q: I have just seen my licence does not permit me to tow a caravan as I only have a code B. What do I need to do to upgrade my licence to code EB. A: You’ll need to do a driving licence test for a Code EB vehicle. To do that you first need to do a Learner’s Licence test (don’t shoot the...

Reservation Signs vs Command Signs | Blog

The blue Reservation Signs and blue Command signs in the South African road signs system seem to be misunderstood at times, and I was asked to help clarify the situation. Firstly, both these classes of signs are Regulatory signs, meaning that they MUST be obeyed. The rectangular blue signs are Reservation...

Learner Driver Training And Testing On Freeways | K53 Blog

Both learner driver training and driving licence testing on freeways seem to have some anomolies as far as the K53 driving licence test is concerned (see link at the end of this blog post). Apparently learner drivers are not taught how to drive on a freeway, and it seems too that not all examiners (if any)...

K53 Procedure For Changing Lanes | K53 Blog

To help you remember the correct sequence for changing lanes (and also for turning), here is an explanation that includes the reasons for each step in the process. In practice, this would all take place in a matter of seconds, if there are no vehicles behind you. This is also what is required for safe...

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