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Q: Who is at fault if backing out of a parking lot space and another vehicle behind you is also backing out?
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Who is at fault if you are backing out of a parking space and an oncoming vehicle to your rightjust pulled in the adjacent right parking space directly behind you and suddenly back out and hit you?


Who is at fault when someone backs up in a parking lot to let another car out of parking space and ends up hitting a car behind who is backing out of a parking space?

Depends on the jurisdiction, but typically, two vehicles backing up is a 50/50.

Who is at fault when a truck backing out of a parking space hits another car that stopped behind it as it was backing out in order to allow a friend to get into the car?

it is not the trucks falt because the carstopped behind the truck when they new it was pulling out

You were at a complete stop in a parking lot when the car ahead of you began backing up and then hit you you feel as though she is completely liable as your vehicle was not even moving are you correct?

yes you are correct. the person backing up is responsible for making sure the area behind their vehicle is clear.

Who is at fault when someone who is backing out of a parking lot space hits your side?

The person backing out. If you were in the lane/road behind them they needed to use caution when backing out.

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.

What should you be aware of when backing up a vehicle?

EVERYTHING and everyone who might be behind you.

What is the first step you should take before backing and vehicle?

Look behind you

What is the first step to you should take before backing any vehicle?

look behind you.

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.

When is it absolute necessity to check behind while driving?

Before backing up.Before passing a vehicle.

I was legally parked in a parking space and a vehicle pulled up behind me and parked not in a parking space and i backed into her who's fault is it?

It is your fault.

If you were backing out of a parking spot in Washington state and suddenly seen a car approaching from behind you stopped but were hit from behind by the other car who's at fault?

Hard to say. Possibly equal fault by both parties but most likely the person backing out.

If a car is backing into a parking space and collides with the car that behind it that is motionless and has nowhere to go who is at fault?

The car that is in motion is ALWAYS at fault.

If Car backs out of parking space into car that is passing behind who is at fault?

the car that is backing out because they have to yield because the others have the right of way.

Who is at fault if you are in a parking lot and while backing up to let the other car pull out of the parking space you collide with the car behind you?

Clearly, if you hit a stopped vehicle with yours then you are at fault, regardless of whether you were going forward or backward. Similarly, anyone backing up has an obligation to use the utmost care.Here is a fact you should know . Any accident in a parking lot is not covered by any insurance , only wrecks on public roads . Insurers do cover accidents that occur in private parking lots. The police however will not respond nor make a report unless there are injuries. The person who was backing up will most likely be the "at fault" driver

Who's fault is it when you're backing out of a parking spot into the main road and someone is reversing into a parking spot behind you off of the main road and causes accident?

I'm confused by the question. You were both backing? And back into each other? If that is correct more than likely you will each be 50% at fault. If you can provide more information (ie, where on each vehicle exactly is the damage, who was farther out etc), then perhaps I can be of more assistance.

What rules do you follow to maintain security whilst unloading a vehicle at a warehouse?

Warn people when backing up, and make sure no one is behind your vehicle when driving in reverse.

When you are backing up into a parking spot in the parking lot and some pulls behind you because he is impatient who is at fault?

Originally you are at fault unless you were in the process of backing up before the offender had arrived. If however he was present before you started to back up and claims he was unable to stop than you were at fault. GOOD LUCK IN COURT :)

What is a backfriend?

A backfriend is a secret enemy, or a person who is always behind another in terms of support or backing.

Do you have a practice site for parallel parking?

A lot of people will go to a school or church parking lot to practice. Also you can find a quiet road with one or two cars parked at the curb, practice parallel parking behind just one vehicle, then when you're comfortable with how you park behind one vehicle, find two cars to park between.

Can I tow a Spectra behind a RV?

Towing a Kia Spectra behind an recreational vehicle should be no problem. Follow the manufacturer's guidelines for towing and care must be taken when backing the RV.

If you get rear ended in a parking lot who is responsible?

You if you were backing up. If you were waiting at a stop sign or stoplight or even an entrance and someone else hit you, it would be the person behind's fault.

Who is at fault when someone backs into you while driving in a parking lot?

There are several things to consider in a parking lot accident like this one: * Where is the point-of-impact between your two vehicles? If the other car backed into your left rear door, for instance, he's probably at-fault for this loss because you have been well in control of the aisleway. * Where were your vehicles located after the impact? Was the other car half-way out of its spot? Three-quarters? Or just starting to back? * Are there any independent witnesses to confirm liability (this means anyone who was not located in your car or the other driver's car). * How wide is the parking lot aisle? If it's wide enough for two vehicles, were you traveling right next to the line of parked cars, or trying to stay in the middle in case anyone was backing? * How fast were you going? * Were the reverse lights on the other car working? Usually, the person backing out has the greater duty to watch for oncoming traffic, but this doesn't mean negligence can't be applied to you. If you've got full coverage on your car, you might want to let your insurance company fight it out for you if the other driver's carrier doesn't accept liability. Here are more answers and opinions from other FAQ Farmers: * Backing out of a parking lot there are two lanes one west and east. The East bound lane is for vehicles leaving the parking lot and the west lane is for enetring this parking area. There are arrow showing the flow of traffic. If vehicle A is backing out of a parking slot and barely pulls out before vehicle B stops behind him gets out stating that his car was hit. Vehicle B is now 30 inches from Vehicle A rear end in the west bound lane. Vehicle's A rear door is still inside parked slot. Now the vehicle B is now in the westbound lane heading east. There is no visual damage to Vehicle A or Vehicle B damage seems to be under the 1/4 panel on the driver side it can be felt by the hand. The driver of vehicle A believes the driver of Vehicle B to be at fault because it is in the wrong lane and this caused the collision. The driver of vehicle B maintains that anytime you are backing up, the vehicle backing up is at fault. Who has the right of way? * If you are driving in your parking lot, and someone is backing out of a parking spot.. then it's the person backing up who is at fault most likely. If he hit you from your left rear door and beyond then it's his fault. I just had an accident like this and someone backed into me. I am going to school now and going to show him the police report because he didn't write the right thing down and he wrote it was my fault, but he explained to me that day that he didn't yield, didn't look in his mirrors and so on.

How far should you remain behind another vehicle?

You should always remain a safe distance when you are behind another vehicle. The recommended amount of space that you should leave is one and half car lengths.