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backing out- you have considerably less vision

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Q: Is pulling straight ahead and out of a parking space in a mall or backing out more likely to cause an accident?
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Who is at fault when a person is pulling out of a parking spot and going slowly using caution and a car traveling the parking lot collide?

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Who is at fault when there is someone pulling out of a parallel parking spot and a car coming from behind hit each other?

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Who is at fault when someone is backing out of a driveway on private property and you are pulling into the driveway and you get hit?

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Who is at fault when there is someone pulling out of a parallel parking spot and a car changing lanes each other?

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Who is responsible when a car backing out of driveway collides with car pulling away from curb?

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Who is at fault in an accident where a vehicle is backing out of a parking spot and strikes a vehicle that is turning into the parking lot in Texas?

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Vehicle gets hit while pulling out of parking space by a car that is going backwards and hits the side of your car who is liable under new york law?

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Whos at fault backing up in a parking lot?

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Who's at fault if you are pulling into a parking space and are more than halfway into it when the driver in the space to your right opens her door and hits the front right fender of your car?

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Who is at fault when you are backing out of a parking lot space and another vehicle is about to park right next to you?

It is not rare to be in this particular situation. Really, you are not at fault, but you still shouldn't get angry at the other vechicle's driver.Another View: Not enough information is given in the question. If the other car was stopped and waiting for you to back out and YOU ran into THEM, YOU are at fault.If both cars were in simultaneous motion (they were pulling in while you were backing out) BOTH parties are at fault. One for not yielding and the other for backing without caution.

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