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ROAD TRAFFIC LEGISLATION: 17th Reg Amendment
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From: Alta Swanepoel [mailto:altaswanepoel@mweb.co.za] Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 9:30 AM Subject: ROAD TRAFFIC LEGISLATION:17th Reg Amendment Good day The National Road Traffic Regulations have been amended. The amendment is in Government Gazette 33796, Notice number 1113 published on 25 November 2010. It is called the Seventeenth Amendment and came into force on publication. A few of the amendments are listed for your information: - New motor vehicles registered after 1 August 2010 must have number plates that are fitted with pop rivets or screws. If it cannot be fitted to the vehicle it must be fitted to a bracket that complies with SANS 973. - As of 1 February 2011 persons who obtain driving licenses for a code C, C1, EC or EC1 driving license will not be allowed to drive a motor vehicle that requires a code B or code EB license (in old terms – a person with a code 10, 11, 13 or 14 license cannot drive a vehicle for which you need a code 08 license). This will only apply to new license holders. - Foreign licenses are accepted if the person got the license while he was not in SA for a period longer than 3 months. Foreign licenses are valid in SA until it expires in the country of issue but not for longer than 5 years after the person got permanent residence in SA - Directional Stability Control Devices for mini and midibuses are introduced through a certification process that forms part of the roadworthy test. It applies to all mini and midibuses and not only newly manufactured vehicles. - Left-hand drive steered vehicles: Legality is clarified – the owner of such a vehicle may, if the vehicle was licensed in his name before 23 July 2004, sell the vehicle and the new owner my license it. - An amendment to regulation 332 was published and lists the evidential breath testers that may be used to collect evidential breath samples and the certificate issued by the manufacturer or supplier may be used as evidence in cases by the mere production thereof. - Management representatives of testing stations are limited to testing 150 motor vehicles per month. Kind regards. Alta Swanepoel ALTA SWANEPOEL & ASSOCIATES cc 1266 Starkey Avenue, Waverley, PRETORIA, 0186 P O Box 31956, Totiusdal, PRETORIA, 0134 Tel: +27 12 332 2186/9 Fax: 086 6720 469 E-mail: altaswanepoel@mweb.co.za Website: www.altaswanepoel.co.za
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