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The driver backing up. Unless you can prove the other car was driving unsafly.

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Q: Who is at fault if a car is backing out of a parking space and a car cutting through the parking lot to avoid traffic gets hit?
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Look in ALL directions and yield to ANY oncoming traffic.

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When backing up car on left was sitting still when car that was going out of stall was half way out of parking stall car on left rolled back and hit passenger wheel well who is at fault?

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