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EMERGENCY STOP

1. Apply service brake (foot brake) upon instruction to stop.

2. Bring vehicle to a stop in a controlled manner within the shortest possible distance.

Note A:

The applicant shall be requested to stop the vehicle in a safe place at the side of the road.

The examiner shall inform the applicant of the following:

– As soon as it is safe to do so he/she will be given the instruction “Stop”

– The vehicle shall be brought to a complete standstill in the shortest possible distance as in an emergency, e.g. a child running into the road.

– The instruction will not be given if there is following or approaching traffic.

Note B:

The instruction to stop shall only be given whilst proceeding on a straight road at a speed higher than 20 km/h but not exceeding 40km/h.

Note C:

The applicant shall not be requested to repeat the emergency stop if carried out satisfactorily the first time.

Note D:

The applicant shall release pressure on the brake pedal as necessary if the wheels should lock.

Note E:

Should the vehicle not deviate from a straight course and a stop is not regarded as an emergency stop the error shall be penalized for:

EMERGENCY STOP

(5) Stop ..............

and a 2nd (final) attempt will be allowed.

Note F:

Should the applicant lock the wheels and the vehicle not deviate from a straight course the error shall be penalized for:

EMERGENCY STOP

(5) Con. stop ..............

and a 2nd (final) attempt shall be allowed. 

Note G:

The applicant shall be informed that he/she will not be requested to repeat the emergency stop.

Note H:

Should the applicant depress the clutch pedal or not, it will be regarded as an “Emergency Stop”.