Frequently asked questions
Questions and Answers
It all depends on your standard of driving. The first driving lesson with us is an evaluation lesson. After we have seen what your ability is, we can make a recommendation on what you still need to learn in order to be up to standard with all the K53 methods of driving. We determine on what level you are now, and then take you up to the level that you should be. The instructor knows exactly what will be expected of you in the drivers test, and will inform you accordingly.
With the first lesson you will be driving on a quiet road. You will be taught the correct K53 methods for stopping, changing gears, clutch control, moving off etc. When you are able to do this with confidence and up to standard, you will be taught all the parking. If you can do the parking, you are ready to make an appointment for a drivers test.
- The pre-trip inspection
- Parallel parking (both sides)
- Alley docking (both sides)
- The three point turn
- The incline start
They bump an obstacle - The vehicle is rolling back or forward during the test - Not enough K53 observations and blind spots - the vehicle is not roadworthy - They don't comply with the rules of the road.
It is different for each province. In Gauteng, you will now pay R108 to confirm your learners test appointment and R60 when your learners license is issued.
It is different for each province, and for each License code. In Gauteng, you will now pay R228 to confirm your drivers test appointment and R228 when your learners license is issued for code B (code 8).
For a truck license, you will pay R190 for the driving license booking and R165 when it is issued.
You must be in possession of a learners license for the code of drivers license that you intend doing. If you do not have a learners license, refer to our learners license course.
Yes and no. You can phone the call center to book the appointment on behalf of someone else, but they must go to the testing station to confirm the booking in person.
No. When driving, you must always be able to present the original document.
Your Learners License is valid for 18 months. A driver's license is valid for five years and can be renewed without having to do the K53 drivers test again. while a professional driver's permit is valid for two years.