Pass Right: The Complete Learners Licence Pretoria

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

DRIVING VIEW TO BE UNOBSTRUCTED – (REAR-VIEW MIRRORS)

No person shall operate on a public road a motor vehicle:

A. if the driver/rider thereof do not have a full and clear view of the roadway ahead and to his or her right and left when the vehicle is in use;

B. which is not fitted with a rear-view mirror or mirrors enabling the driver/rider of such vehicle, to see in clear weather, a clear reflection of traffic to the rear: Provided that this shall not apply in respect of a tractor;

C. which is a motor car, minibus, bus or goods vehicle, unless it is fitted with an exterior rear-view mirror on the driving side and an interior rear-view mirror:

Provided that where the interior rear-view mirror does not enable the driver, when he or she is in the driving position, to see in clear weather, a clear reflection of traffic to the rear, an additional exterior rear-view mirror shall be fitted on the side opposite to the driving seat and in such a case it shall not be necessary to fit an interior rear-view mirror.