k53 learners licence

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

 
 

OVERTAKING

• You may pass vehicles ahead of you only if:

• A traffic sign or traffic road marking does not prohibit overtaking and only if overtaking it is safe to do so.

• The driver ahead of you indicates that he is going to turn right and you have enough room to pass on the left.

• You are travelling down a one-way street, which is wide enough for two of more vehicles to travel next to each other, whether or not lanes have been painted on the road surface.

   

WHEN OVERTAKING , one must:

• Indicate your intention to overtake before you change lanes by using indicators or hand signals.


• After overtaking, indicate that you intend to move back to the lane in which you were originally travelling.


WHEN OVERTAKING STATIONARY VEHICLES, ESPECIALLY BUSES

one must:

• Slow down.
• Keep a sharp lookout for passengers embarking or disembarking from the    vehicles.

• Keep a sharp lookout for pedestrians and children.

WHEN BEING OVERTAKEN:

• You must keep as far left as possible.
• Do not accelerate.
• On a multi-lane road, you must move to the left-hand lane when the driver behind you indicates his intention of passing you.