motorcycle

FREEWAYS

The following vehicles may not be used on a freeway— a vehicle drawn by an animal; a pedal cycle; a motorcycle having an engine with a cylinder capacity not exceeding 50cc (cubic centimetres) or which is propelled by electrical power; a motor quadrucycle; a vehicle with a mass not exceeding 230 kilograms and specially designed, …

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TOWING

No person shall use any motorcycle to tow another vehicle. No person shall be allowed to tow another vehicle on a public road— if the length of the tow-rope, chain or tow-bar between the two vehicles exceeds 3,5 metres; with a tow-rope or chain in excess of 30km/h, unless the towing vehicle is connected to …

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TYRES

Light Motor Vehicle A light motor vehicle must be fitted with pneumatic tyres, which display throughout, across the breadth and around the entire circumference, a pattern that is clearly visible, and has a tread of at least 1 millimetre in depth. Motorcycle You may not ride a motorcycle on a public road- having an engine …

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PROJECTIONS/OVERHANG

A motorcycle may not be used on a public road if any goods carried thereon, or on any sidecar project more- than 600 millimetres to the front of the axle of the front wheel; than 900 millimetres to the rear of the axle of the rear wheel; than 450 millimetres on either side of the …

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RETRO-REFLECTORS

Motorcycles You may not ride your motorcycle, motorcycle with a sidecar or motor tricycle, on a public road unless there is fitted on the rear of such cycle a red retro reflector. Light Motor Vehicles A light motor vehicle must be fitted on the rear of it with two red retro-reflectors, one on each side. …

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CONVEYANCE OF GOODS

Goods may not be loaded onto a vehicle in such a manner that it may- come into contact with the surface of the road, obscure the drivers/riders view of traffic to the front or on either side, or his or her view in the rear-view mirror or mirrors of traffic to the rear; which are …

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STEERING GEAR

Motorcycle You may not use a motorcycle on a public road- unless all parts of the steering gear are maintained in a condition, which enables the motorcycle to be steered safely and efficiently; unless the distance between the outside edges of the handlebars is between 600 and 800 millimetres in respect of motorcycles having an …

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