When backing up in a motor vehicle why is it important to look behind you and use your rear view mirrors?
It is important to look over one's shoulder and use the rear view mirrors when backing up in a motor vehicle because one has to look for objects or humans behind the vehicle so that he or she does not drive into those.
I was backing out of a parking space and the person behind me proceeded and i backed into the side of his front bumper He didnt see me and i didn't see him who is at fault?
Any driver that is the backing vehicle has a greater and duty and care to maintain proper lookout at all times. The driver that was traveling on the throughfare has control of the lane of travel and the backing vehicle must yield to them. Infortunately, you would the proximate cause of the accident for improper backing.