Pass Right: The Complete Learners Licence Western Cape

32. ♦ Rules of the road - k53 learners licence

 
 

PROJECTIONS/OVERHANG

MOTORCYCLE

A motorcycle may not be used on a public road if any goods carried thereon, or on any sidecar project more-

• than 600 millimetres to the front of the axle of the front wheel;
• than 900 millimetres to the rear of the axle of the rear wheel;
• than 450 millimetres on either side of the wheels, and
• than 300 millimetres to the outside of the wheel of the sidecar.

MOTOR VEHICLE

A light & heavy motor vehicle may not be used on a public road carrying any goods, which project:

a) either side of the longitudinal centre-line of the vehicle by more than;
i. in the case a bus or a goods vehicle of which the gross vehicle mass of exceeds 12 000 kilograms - 1,3 metres; or (therefore maximum width of goods is 2,6 metres)
ii. in the case of any other vehicle, 1,25 metres. (therefore maximum width of goods is 2,5 metres)

Provided that any side mirror or direction indicator on the vehicle shall not be taken into account;
A light & heavy motor vehicle may not be used on a public road carrying any goods, which project:
a) more than 300 millimetres beyond the front end of the vehicle.
b) more than 1,8 metres beyond the rear end of the vehicle.

A light & heavy motor vehicle may not be used on a public road:
• Of which any bracket projects more than 150 millimetres beyond the widest part of the vehicle. (Side rear view mirrors or direction indicators are excluded)