Light Motor Vehicle

Reverse in Straight Line

Reverse in straight line

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Position vehicle at starting point. Apply parking brake. Select neutral, (or “P” for automatic transmission) and wait for instructions.

1. Select reverse gear.

2. Obtain clutch control.

3. Observe.

4. Release park brake.

5. Move off.

6. Keep vehicle in straight line as indicated, without touching the side boundary lines.

7. Stop where indicated.

8. Apply parking brake.

9. Select neutral, (or “P” for automatic transmission)

10. Release clutch pedal, if applicable.

Note A:

Only one attempt shall be allowed.

Note B:

Should the vehicle roll, a circle shall be drawn around the black block “Roll” and the test discontinued.

Note C:

Should the vehicle stop for any reason after having moved off and before the manoeuver is completed, a circle shall be drawn around the black block “No att” and the test discontinued.

Note D:

Stop with the rear wheels of the vehicle within the 5 metre stopping zone or beyond.

Note E:

Should the incorrect gear be selected when moving off from the starting point, this will not be regarded as an attempt.

Note F:

Should the vehicle coast during this manoeuvre, it shall be regarded as an “Uncontrolled action” and a circle shall be drawn around the black block and the test discontinued.


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