Pass Right: The Complete Learners Licence Western Cape

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

 
 

DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR OR DRUGS

No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a public road while the concentration of alcohol in a person’s body is:
• 0,05 grams per 100ml of blood or more, and;
• 0,02 grams per 100ml of blood or more in a case of a professional driver.
No person shall -
• drive a vehicle on a public road; or
• occupy the drivers/riders seat of a motor vehicle of which the engine is running,
• while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a drug having a narcotic effect.

INCONSIDERATE DRIVING

No person shall drive a vehicle on a public road without reasonable consideration for any other person using the road.

RECKLESS OR NEGLIGENT DRIVING

No person shall drive a vehicle on a public road -
• recklessly or negligently; and
• in a manner that wilfully disregard the safety of persons or property.

FUEL TANK, ELECTRICAL WIRING AND BATTERY

A heavy motor vehicle may not be used on a public road-
• if the fuel tank, carburettor, fuel receptacle or fuel pipes thereof is defective or so exposed that it constitutes a source of danger;
• if the fuel tank is not fitted with an effective cap; or
• unless the electrical wiring and battery are properly installed, insulated and maintained so that such wiring and battery do not constitute a source of danger.