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New Speed Limits 11 November 2016 | K53 Test Blog

  Speed Limits Regulation 293 amendment Goods vehicles with a GVM of more than 3 500 kg, up to 9 000 kg, are now limited to a maximum speed of 100 km/h with effect from 11 November 2016. (The maximum general speed limit of 120 km/h previously applied to these vehicles.)   Summary of...

Spelling Check: Learner’s Licence Or License? | K53 Blog

Q: Someone recently asked me: Which is the correct spelling – licence or license? A: In South Africa the word LICENCE is spelled with two C’s, no ‘S’. The ‘S’ version is American. Also, the word LICENCED does not have an ‘S” in it either. The fact that some...

AARTO Update | K53 Blog Post

AARTO implementation clarification – 19 January 2012 (AARTO is an acronym for the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences) The following information has been provided by the legal team associated with the legislation in the South African National Road Traffic Act and its Regulations....

Speed Limits – Exceptions | K53 Blog

Drivers of medical and fire-fighting response vehicles, and persons specifically authorised to do so, are permitted to exceed the speed limit and to disregard road signs during the execution of their...

Cheating In The Official Test | K53 Blog

Cheating during the official learner’s licence test is now an offence. If convicted, a candidate will be disqualified from writing the test for at least 12...