Vehicle causing excessive noise
No person shall operate on a
public road a vehicle in such a manner as to cause any excessive noise which
can be avoided by the exercise of reasonable care on his or her part.
Use of hooter
No person shall on a public road use
the sounding device or hooter of a vehicle except when such use is necessary in
order to comply with the provisions of the regulations or on the grounds of
You can only use a light motor vehicle on any public road if:
• The hooter is in good working order,
• When used the sounds is clearly heard from a distance of 90meters
• Emergency sirens may not be played from a private vehicle
Riding on pedal cycles
(1) No person shall ride a pedal
cycle on a public road unless he or she is seated astride on the saddle of such
(2) Persons riding pedal cycles on a
public road shall ride in single file except in the course of overtaking
another pedal cycle, and two or more persons riding pedal cycles shall not
overtake another vehicle at the same time.
(3) No person riding or seated on a
pedal cycle on a public road shall take hold of any other vehicle in motion.
(4) No person riding a pedal cycle on
a public road shall deliberately cause such pedal cycle to swerve from side to
(5) No person riding a pedal cycle on
a public road shall carry thereon any person, animal or object which obstructs
his or her view or which prevents him or her from exercising complete control
over the movements of such pedal cycle.
(6) A person riding a pedal cycle on
a public road shall do so with at least one hand on the handle-bars of such
(7) Whenever a portion of a public
road has been set aside for use by persons riding pedal cycles, no person shall
ride a pedal cycle on any other portion of such road.
(8) A person riding a pedal cycle on
a public road or a portion of a public road set aside for use by persons riding
pedal cycles, shall do so in such manner that all the wheels of such pedal
cycle are in contact with the surface of the road at all times.
Animal on public road
(1) No person shall leave or
allow any bovine animal, horse, ass, mule, sheep, goat, pig or ostrich to be on
any section of a public road where that section is fenced or in any other
manner closed along both sides, and no person shall leave such animal in a
place from where it may stray onto such section of a public road.
(2) The above rule shall not apply--
to any animal which is being ridden or is being used to draw a
vehicle along a public road; or
to any animal which is being driven from one place to another in
such manner as not to constitute a source of danger or injury to any person or
vehicle using such road.
(3) No person shall drive any animal
referred to in statement
along a public road during the period from sunset to sunrise,
unless a person carrying a red light visible in clear weather for a distance of
at least 150 metres tends such an animal or, in the case of a flock or herd of
more than 10 animals, a person tending such animals and carrying a light as
aforesaid precedes and another such person carrying a light as aforesaid
follows such animals; or
along a public road during any other period, unless a person
displaying in a conspicuous manner a red cloth, of not less than 300
millimetres by 300 millimetres, tends such animal or, in the case of a flock or
herd of more than 10 animals, a person tending such animals and displaying a
cloth as aforesaid precedes and another such person displaying a cloth as
aforesaid follows such animals.
(4) A person in charge of an animal
on a public road shall tend the animal in such a manner as not to constitute an
obstruction or danger to other traffic.
(5) A traffic officer may take charge
of any animal referred to in statement
(1) on a public road or take such steps in respect of the animal as
determined by the MEC of the province concerned.