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NUMBER PLATES

A South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) approve number plate shall be affixed -


(a) in such a manner that it is not easily detachable,
(b) in an upright position or within 30 degrees of such position,
(c) in such a manner that each letter and figure thereon is clearly legible,
(d) in such a manner that the whole number plate is clearly visible,
(e) to the back of a motor cycle, motor tricycle, or trailer, and
(f) one to the back and one to the front of all other motor vehicles.


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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.



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STEERING GEAR
Motorcycle

You may not use a motorcycle on a public road- unless all parts of the steering gear are maintained in a condition, which enables the motorcycle to be steered safely and efficiently, unless the distance between the outside edges of the handlebars is.


(i) between 600 and 800 millimetres in respect of motorcycles having an engine with a cylinder capacity of 200 cubic centimetres more, and


(ii) between 500 and 800 millimetres in respect of motorcycles having an engine with a cylinder capacity of less than 200 cubic centimetres. of which the outer ends of the handgrips on the handlebars are-


• higher than 500 millimetres above the seat height; or


• lower than the seat height,


Light and Heavy motor vehicles

A motor vehicle may not be used on a public road unless all parts of the steering are maintained in a condition, which enables the vehicle to be steered safely and efficiently.


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TURNING RADIUS

A motor vehicle may not be used on a public road if the turning radius of such vehicle exceeds 13,1 metres.



BRAKES
Motorcycle

You may not ride a motorcycle on a public road, which is not equipped with two independent braking systems -


• one of which shall act on the front wheel, and


• and the other which shall act on the rear wheel or wheels which is in good working order.


Light and Heavy motor vehicles

Every light and heavy motor vehicle used on a public road must be equipped with;


• a service brake,


a parking brake, OR an emergency brake.