Passing your learners exam
A learner’s licence exam is the official test that establishes whether or not you have the basic knowledge of a motor car and the rules of the road. There are loads of online material and free apps that you can use to pass your K53 learners test.
We recommend this learners test
The learners test is the closest to the official written exam (based on reviews and follow ups). Good alternatives to try are getyourlearners.co.za and k53test.co.za.
Once you have your learners permit you are allowed to drive under the supervision of a licensed driver.
There are 3 different vehicle classifications:
Motorcycles it is Class A also known as Code 1
For light motor cars it is Code B and EB, Code 2 which is also reffered to as Code 8
Heavy vehicles are Code C,C1,EC1,EC Code 10, Code 11 and Code 14.
The learners theory exam consists of multiple choice questions in 3 sections.
Traffic Signs and Road Markings: (77% pass required)
Rules of the Road: 22/30 (74% pass required)
Controls for Vehicles: 6/8 (75% pass required)
You must pass all 3 sections. If you fail a single section, you will have to re-write the test.