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In the absence of intersection control it is the left-turner who is At Fault. If there is control, as in this scenario, it is the car violating the control that is at fault.

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Driver A making a left hand turn into a driveway off of a two way street and get hit leaving front end damage on driver A's car only side damage on driver B's car who tried to pass who's at fault?

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Who is at fault if driver a is turning right into center turn lane to make left at an intersection and driver b is driving in center lane before the opening and hits driver a?

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