Currently Browsing: K53 Rules of the Road

Beware Of A Tyre Burst On Vehicles Ahead | K53 Blog

This tyre burst video will help bring home to drivers the importance of keeping your attention on the road situation ahead (and also to the rear and sides). Not all crashes are the immediate result of reckless driving or going too fast. A tyre burst on a vehicle ahead of you can be quite devastating. In...

Texting While Driving | K53 Blog

Texting while driving is ILLEGAL in South Africa. NO driver is permitted to use a hand-held communication device while driving. This includes a cellphone, microphone or other communication device, per the South African National Road Traffic Act. That’s the Law — Feenish en Klaar! You can read...

Texting And Driving | K53 Blog

Do not use a cellphone while driving. It is illegal. It is an offence to use a hand-held communication device while driving. That includes a cellphone, smartphone, iPad and anything else that is held in the hand while being used to communicate. Not only is it illegal, but reports have indicated that it can...

Driving Over A Painted Island To Pass An Obstruction| K53 Blog

I was told today that someone failed the K53 Driving Licence test because she drove onto a painted traffic island to pass a stationary truck that was parked in the way, with no driver in the cab. A painted island is something like the white No Crossing double-line marking – in a way. You may not allow...

Rule Of The Road – Passengers Must Stay Fully Inside | K53 Blog

No passenger is allowed to have any part of their body protruding from a vehicle. Exception: The driver may do so only … when parking when giving hand signals to examine or test the...

All Motor Vehicles Must Be Roadworthy | K53 Blog

The law states that a motor vehicle must be roadworthy to be driven on a public road. It must also never be overloaded. The vehicle below would most likely not be in compliance with the law....

« Older Entries Next Entries »