The Minister of Transport has continued her campaign against irresponsible driving and deaths on South African roads. This time, by announcing the new driving regulations in South Africa. The new regulations are set for 11 May 2017.
New Driving Regulations In South Africa
- Drivers will have to undergo a practical re-evaluation when renewing a license.
- A complete review and revamp of the current K53 test.
- Speed limits to be reduced from 60km/h to 40km/h in urban areas, from 100km/h to 80km/h in rural areas, and from 120km/h to 100km/h on freeways, running through residential areas.
- Produce and merchandise vehicles above 9000kg GVM will be banned from travelling on public roads during peak times.
- Under Regulation 250, school children may not be transported in a bakkie load bed.
- No more than five people to be carried in a bakkie load bed.