Who is at fault when you are exiting from a private driveway and you are hit by a car making a left hand turn?
Facts are not clear: "left hand turn" from where to where? In
general, entering a public way from private property has to yield
to everyone lawfully upon the public way. However, every person
(including turning left) has obligation to observe other drivers
and avoid collision if possible (the "last clear chance" doctrine).
Cannot determine potential "fault" from slim facts you have
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 responsible when backing out of your own private driveway and hit a car parked in front of and obstructing the driveway?
It is the person who is blocking the private driveway's fault because they should have known not to park in front of a private driveway in the first place. However, if the private driveway is not marked with a sign of some sort to let people know that it is private, it may be the driveway owner's fault.
Whose fault is it when someone who is pulling out of their driveway backs into a car driving down a hill?
Who is at fault if someone enters your private driveway and hits your vehicle while you are backing out?
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.
Pedestrians have the right of way. Unless you can prove he/she was grosely negligent or did it on purpose then you are at fault. If you are backing down on your private driveway and a neighbor who walks behind your car on your private driveway is hit and falls down who is at fault? The neighbor pedestrian has been drinking, unstable on his feet was standing in his driveway at his car then suddenly is…
Both states and municipalities establish traffic laws. In most instances person exiting a driveway whether private or public will be held accountable for an accident. The premise being, that driver is entering into the "traffic flow" and is required to use reasonable caution and take no action until the right-of-way is safely clear.
Who is at fault if you back out of your driveway cross 3 lanes put in drive and got hit by another car backing out of his driveway?
Who is at fault when A making a left turn out of a private driveway onto the road hits B that is traveling on the road?
This has alot to do with if the impact is on private property and if you had permission to park in the friends driveway, then ultimately if you want to remain friends. If it's an easement or such, the other answers may apply. Another View: Whether you are on someone else's private property makes no difference, the striking vehicle is at fault. Your insurance companies will have to battle it out.
Who is at fault when someone is backing out of a driveway and hits a car semi blocking that driveway?
If the car that was on the street was stationary (no moving) then it's the fault of the driver pulling out of the driveway. The rule of thumb is that if both cars were in motion, the drivers *may have been able to avoid an accident - therefore it's called "contributary negligence" In this case, although the details are vague, it seems like it's the fault of the driver pulling out of the driveway because…
Who is at fault when someone pulls safely on to the road way from their driveway and the person whom hit them was speeding?
if you're reversing into your driveway and someone hits you its their fault. you were moving away and they wern't paying attention. Now if you went back into the street to straighten out and back back in then it might be your fault, but if you were reversing the whole way and never came back out of your driveway it would be theirs
Who is at fault if you back out of your driveway and into another car backing out of their driveway?
Both are equally at fault and you may both have to use your own insurance to pay the damage. If a police report was filed, then the police will determine the % of fault to each person. CORRECTION - Your INSURANCE COMPANY will determine the fault - not the police. Yes, it may be a 50/50 situation, unless one party admits 100% fault.
Who is at fault if you pull out of a private driveway and a car has to stop to avoid hitting you and the car behind them rear ends them?
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.
If you are backing out of your driveway and are struck by a car in a mobile home park who is at fault?
Who is at fault when a car is blocking the driveway and as you back out you try to stop but it is icy and you hit the car blocking the driveway?
If a motorcyle is speeding and a car leaving a driveway doesn't have time to yield and the motocycle hits the car who is at fault?
This is a situation known as 'Contributory Negligence." Both operators are at fault, and it will take a court to decide what percentage each one carries. The motorcycle rider was speeding illegally, apparently; and the driver of the car has the absolute responsibility to leave the private drive in safety. The statement that the driver did not have time to yield is a ridiculous statement, akin to "he appeared out of nowhere." Vehicles cannot defy…
Who is at fault when a vehicle backs out a driveway onto your side of the road and you crash into their car?
Who is at fault if a car pulls completely out of a shopping center driveway and then suddenly slams on its brakes?
If backing out of your driveway you come to a full stop at the end of it because you see another car coming and the other car hits you while your bumper is still on your own driveway who ist at fault.?
It depends. Which bumper is still in your driveway, your front or rear? Did the other car leave the roadway and hit your car? After you came to a full stop did you then proceed to back out and then got hit? If any part of your car was in the roadway then it would most probably be your fault. Any vehicle that is entering into traffic from a driveway is required to yield the…