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Reflective Material Required On Vehicles | K53 Blog

Reflective Material Required On Vehicles seems to be one of those sections of the National Road Traffic Act around which some questions have apparently cropped up in the electronic tests set by the Department of Transport, in disregard of the Act. These questions are not part of the 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...

A Modified Vehicle Must Comply With Approved Specs | K53 Blog

If a vehicle is modified so that it no longer complies with the manufacturer’s and/or SABS’s specifications, it will be deemed to be unroadworthy. A discontinuation notice will be issued or the vehicle will be declared unroadworthy and, as such, will not be allowed to be driven on a public road....

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....

Learner’s Licence Handlebars Test Question Update | K53 Blog

Guys, we’ve just been advised by the Department of Transport that the controversial motorcycle handlebars question has now been (temporarily) removed from the Learner’s Licence test. There is obviously still a lot of work to be done to get all the other questions removed too — those that...

Help With The Motorcycle Handlebars Test Questions | K53 Blog

The recent complaints about the learner’s licence test questions used at the Akasia testing centre refer. Here is a summary of the situation (or click here to skip down to an interim solution for candidates). Akasia is asking questions about motorcycle handlebars specifications. The items tested are...