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Answered 2010-06-28 21:21:51

The operator of the backing vehicle is always At Fault hen a stationary object is struck.

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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?

"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?" "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?"

Who is at fault if you are partially pulled out of driveway and stopped and someone hits you?

Yours since the car on the road has the right of way. You actually hit them since they were in the road when you pulled out.

Who is at fault when someone is backing out of a driveway and hits a car semi blocking that driveway?

The car that is moving is normally the one at fault. No matter how someone is positioned you should not drive into them (going forward or in reverse). It therefore seems to me that the car backing out of the driveway is at fault.

Who is at fault when someone pulls safely on to the road way from their driveway and the person whom hit them was speeding?

anytime someone is backing out of a driveway or parking spot, they are at fault. The other driver will only be sited for speeding.

If you rearend someone when the roads are wet who does not have a license or insurance who is at fault?

If you rearend someone, regardless of road conditions or the other drivers disposition on a drivers lic or insurance, you are still responsible. Not having a license or insurance is a civil matter, not involving insurance company.

Who is at fault if a car pulls completely out of a shopping center driveway and then suddenly slams on its brakes?

If he pulled out in front of a car driving on the street and it struck his car, then he is at fault. If he was rear-ended by the car following, then the following driver is at fault.

What if a car hits you as you back into your driveway?

if you're reversing into your driveway and someone hits you its their fault. you were moving away and they wern't paying attention. Now if you went back into the street to straighten out and back back in then it might be your fault, but if you were reversing the whole way and never came back out of your driveway it would be theirs

Who is at fault when you back into someone parked directly across the street from your driveway?

The driver of the moving vehicle is at fault. The parked vehicle may have been parked illegally, but it didn't hit anything.

Who is at fault when a vehicle backs out a driveway onto your side of the road and you crash into their car?

this happened to my sister. the car backing out of the driveway into on coming traffic is at fault. she was driving down theroad and someone backed right into her. the other driver had to pay for all damages through their ins. company

Whose fault is it when someone who is pulling out of their driveway backs into a car driving down a hill?

Don't force the wording of the event and I believe the answer to: "...when you back into someone....", is evident. Add to it, "...when exiting a private driveway...", where one is always required to yield to the traffic on the public street.

Are you at fault if you hit a pedestrian backing down your driveway on your property?

Pedestrians have the right of way. Unless you can prove he/she was grosely negligent or did it on purpose then you are at fault. If you are backing down on your private driveway and a neighbor who walks behind your car on your private driveway is hit and falls down who is at fault? The neighbor pedestrian has been drinking, unstable on his feet was standing in his driveway at his car then suddenly is behind my vehicle.

Can you be held liable for blocking a driveway and a car hitting your trailer?

It is against the law everywhere to block a driveway, and if you were somehow at fault for your trailer being struck, yes. If you were obstructing the driveway with the trailer and it was hit as someone attempted to exit the drive, BOTH you and the other driver could be charged.

Who is responsible if you hit a car after it pulls out in front of you?

dependant on the amount of time needed to react. usually if you rearend them, it's your fault, if you t-bone them, it is their fault.

Who is responsible when backing out of your own private driveway and hit a car parked in front of and obstructing the driveway?

It is the person who is blocking the private driveway's fault because they should have known not to park in front of a private driveway in the first place. However, if the private driveway is not marked with a sign of some sort to let people know that it is private, it may be the driveway owner's fault.

Who is at fault if you pull into a driveway and run over a bike?

It is usually the responsibility of the homeowner if a person pulls into a driveway and runs over a bicycle. The homeowner's insurance might also pay for this accident. It might be the driver's fault if the bicycle was not in the driveway at the time or the driver was drinking.

Who is at fault if someone enters your private driveway and hits your vehicle while you are backing out?

It is the persons fault for entering your private driveway.Another View: If the collision occurred on private property, the insurance companies of both cars will be involved. As a general rule, the driver of the backing vehicle bears the responsbibility for making sure that he can safely proceed in reverse.

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