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Taxi Up In Flames Due To Driver Decision – K53 Blog

I’m sure most light motor vehicle drivers do the K53 Exterior Inspection of the motor vehicle only once in their lives – when they have to do it as part of the K53 Driving Licence test. Well, perhaps it is a good idea to make a habit of doing a quick visual check of your motor vehicle every day...

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 Not To Ride A Motor Scooter Or Motorcycle

This is what can happen when someone rides a motor scooter or a motorcycle when they haven’t a clue what they’re doing, or they’re drunk. This guy seems to be just plain incompetent and should definitely not be let loose on a public road. To comment, please visit the K53 Test Facebook...

Road Crashes Video | K53 Blog

This Russian video shows why the K53 Defensive Driving Standard is so necessary: because people on the roads can be just so darn stupid, or don’t think before they act, or are not alert. If everyone applied the K53 system all the time, as required, and just used plain common-sense and stayed alert,...

Driver Loses Control And Car Goes Over Cliff | K53 Blog

Watch this video as the driver loses control and goes over a cliff unexpectedly. Notice how quickly and unexpectedly things can change for the worse when driving dangerously and too fast. This video was taken in the USA, hence the different road markings and left-hand drive vehicle Note too: The driver is...

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...

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