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Free K53 leaners License (exam Questions and answers ). if you are planning on writing your drivers leaners License you have come to the right place we have put together a list of South Afrika k53 App exam questions and answer to help you prepare for your up coming exams. we also provide you with A Free study manual.

Introduction:

What is K53: K53 is the term for the current driver licence test. The number given to the test was based on proposals submitted in the 1980’s and then the reworked versions were upgraded numerically.

A Learner’s Licence is a permit that proves that you have basic knowledge of a motor vehicle and the rules of the road, and allows you to drive when you are supervised by a licensed driver.

K53 App online practice Rules of the Road

1.unless all lamps fitted to such motorcycles are undamaged, properly secured and capable of being lighted at all times 2.When riding a motorcycle on a public road, the headlamp must be lighted at all times. (During night and day)
1. between sunset and sunrise, and 2. at any other time when, due to insufficient light or unfavourable weather conditions, persons and vehicles upon the public road are not clearly discernible at a distance of 150 metres.
1. off the roadway of a public road, 2. in a parking place demarcated by an appropriate road traffic sign, or 3. within a distance of 12 metres from a lighted street lamp illuminating the road on which such vehicle is parked.
Every headlamp emitting a main-beam (bright), must be so adjusted and maintained that it shall be capable of adequately illuminating an area ahead of the motor vehicle, enabling the driver/rider to see any person, vehicle or substantial object at a distance of at least 100 metres. Remember to dip the main-beam (bright) of your vehicle for oncoming traffic, as well as when following another vehicle.
Every headlamp emitting a dipped-beam must be so adjusted and maintained to be capable of adequately illuminating an area ahead of the motor vehicle, enabling the driver/rider to see any person, vehicle or substantial object at a distance of at least 45 metres ahead of the motor vehicle.
A vehicle may not be driven on a public road with only the parking lamps lighted while such vehicle is in motion.
You may not ride any motorcycle or a motor tricycle on a public road unless such cycle is fitted with a rear lamp emitting a red light to the rear. You may not drive a light motor vehicle on a public road unless it is fitted with lamps at the rear, emitting a red light to the rear. You may not drive a heavy motor vehicle on a public road unless such motor vehicle is fitted with at least one lamp on each side at the rear emitting a red light to the rear.
You may not drive a light motor vehicle or motorcycle on a public road unless it is fitted with stop lamps at the rear. When in use, they must emit a red light, which must be greater than that of the light emitted by the rear lamps and must be visible in normal sunlight at a distance of 30 metres to a person of normal eyesight. A person may not drive a heavy motor vehicle on a public road unless it is fitted with at least one stop lamp on each side at the rear of the motor vehicle which shall, when in use, emit a red light and the intensity of which shall be greater than that of the light emitted by the rear lamp on the motor vehicle and shall be visible in normal sunlight at a distance of not less than 30 metres to a person of normal eyesight. When a stop lamp is illuminated, this indicates that the vehicle is decreasing speed and may stop
You may not drive a motor vehicle on a public road, unless it is fitted with at least one number-plate lamp at the rear, illuminating the number plate. Every letter and figure of such plate must be visible from a distance of 20 metres by a person of normal eyesight.
No person shall operate on a public road a motor vehicle—  if the driver/rider thereof have a full and clear view of the roadway ahead and to his or her right and left when the vehicle is in use;  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;  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;

How to apply for Apply for South Africa learner’s licence

  1. Go to the nearest driving licensing testing centre (DLTC) to book a test date and confirm the booking.
  2. Take the following with you:
    • an identity document (ID)
    • two identical black-and-white ID photographs (before you have photographs taken you should confirm with the DLTC how many photos they require)
    • a booking fee.
    • Proof of postal and residential address e.g. utility account. If the utility bill is not in your name, the of owner of the bill must make an affidavit declaring that you live at the address and the utility bill must be attached to the affidavit. 
    • If you stay at an informal settlement, you must bring a letter with an official date stamp from the ward councillor confirming your postal and residential address
  3. All Gauteng residents should apply online for their learners licence: https://online.natis.gov.za/#/
  4. Complete the Application for learner’s licence form (LL1), which is available at the DLTC. If you are 65 years or older, you must also complete a Medical certificate form (MC), which is also available at the DLTC.
  5. You will go for an eye test at the testing centre or you may have an eye test performed by a qualified optometrist and submit the form at the testing centre.
  6. Before you write the learner’s licence test, you must study road signs, motor vehicle controls and road rules to have a basic knowledge of a motor vehicle and road signs.
  7. On the day of the test you must submit the following:
    • the booking receipt
    • your ID.
  8. If you pass the test you must pay the issue fee.

How it cost to book

What does it cost?
R108 for booking
R60 issue fee (if test is passed) 

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What’s a learner’s licence

A learner’s licence is a permit proving that a holder has the basic knowledge of a vehicle and rules of the road. It is valid for 24 months and cannot be extended.

How long does it take for South Africa learner’s licence to expire

The South Africa learner’s is only valid for 2 years only this mean once you get your learners you have to go do your drivers within the period of 24 months.

How to pass

Download the K53 App and pdf test on your smartphone and practice everyday to increase your chance to pass the test.

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Last updated :10 May 2025

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