The person backing out.
The person backing out. If you were in the lane/road behind them they needed to use caution when backing out.
Depends on the jurisdiction, but typically, two vehicles backing up is a 50/50.
Whoever the police report charges with the accident.
Well if you were backing in and hit someone then it is your fault. But if they hit you, then it is their fault.
The person driving through. If you're backing out then you do not have the right of way.
It would be the person driving fault because it is like the same thing as driving and hitting someone.
At least in PA, the person backing up is at fault, no matter how stupid the other driver is. My brother got burned backing up and hit someone speeding through the parking lot. to the best of my knowledge, all parking lot accidents are 50/50.
If they backed into you, it's their fault. Failure to yield.
the person driving on the road has the right of way, which means he/she goes first, therefore you are to let the person pass by before backing your vehicle
You are simply because you have more responsibility when backing up to make sure it it clear.I found this out when backing out of driveway(mine) and someone turning in hit me.The insurance paid (we both had the same company) but cancelled my insurance.Alfa
You are at fault. You are backing out of a space and you must yield the right of way to the other vehicles traveling in the aisle.
anytime someone is backing out of a driveway or parking spot, they are at fault. The other driver will only be sited for speeding.
The backing vehicle is at fault. We are always supposed to look to ensure the path is clear before placing our vehicle in motion.
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.
you are backing and they are going forward in the lane? more than likely it will be you, that is deemed 'at fault'.......the party backing must use a higher degree of care...doesn't matter (in this instance) that you are hit in the rear.......
It depends - was it hit and run ? Were both cars backing or one parked and one backed into it? If the other party is no where to be found, typically your Collision coverage ( if you have this coverage) will pay after you pay the deductible. It may also increase your future rates (and /or loss of discounts for being accident free) - so use some logic if it over $1,000 to repair.
This depends on the state you are in and most times whether it is a private parking lot or not. florida is a no fault state so it you back out and hit someone or if someone hits you while backing out then you are both equally at fault and both insurances have to cover. most cops here dont even ask because in a private parking lot it doesnt matter both insurances cover anyways.
"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?"
Is this taking place on private property parking lot (like a supermarket lot) or in a parking location on a public street? If on a private parking lot it would probably not be illegal to pull out of the spot in the manner you say, traffic laws generally do not apply on private parking lots. However, if you do it without due caution and hit someone or something you can be charged with the collision.
Rule of thumb: if two cars are in an accident and only one of them is moving, it's the fault of the car that was moving.
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.
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.
The person driving in a forward direction has the right of way. If you are backing up, you must wait until traffic is clear before moving. Similar to a rear-ender, when the person hitting someone in front of them is always at fault.