Pass Right: The Complete Learners Licence Pretoria

Introduction

16. ♦ Rules of the road - k 53 learner licence

VEHICLE LIGHTS... continued

MAIN BEAM (BRIGHT)

Every headlamp emitting a main-beam (bright), must be so adjusted and maintained that it shall be capable of adequately illuminating an area ahead of the motor vehicle, enabling the driver/rider to see any person, vehicle or substantial object at a distance of at least 100 metres.

Remember to dip the main-beam (bright) of your vehicle for oncoming traffic, as well as when following another vehicle.


DIPPED BEAM

Every headlamp emitting a dipped-beam must be so adjusted and maintained to be capable of adequately illuminating an area ahead of the motor vehicle, enabling the driver/rider to see any person, vehicle or substantial object at a distance of at least 45 metres ahead of the motor vehicle.