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The person backing up. That is, unless the other person had a clear chance to avoid the accident and failed to do so (i.e., wasn't paying attention).

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Q: Who is at fault when you get hit by a car backing out of a parking space?
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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.


Who is at fault when you are backing out of a parking lot space and the other car is in a red zone?

If you are driving the backing car, no matter WHERE the other cas is located, YOU are the one at fault if you collide with it.


Who fault if person backing out of a parking space and hits a car driving the wrong way in a car park?

If the person backing out of the space had not seen a pedestrian walking the "wrong way" it would be the fault of the driver of the car backing out....... So it is the fault of the person backing out. They did not look to make sure it was safe to do so.


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?

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


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 if car number one has pulled out of the parking space and is driving down the lane but the wrong way when car number two backs out from their parking space and hits car number one?

In general, the driver who is backing is considered to be at fault.


If you were parked in a parking space and you back out of your spot and while you are still backing out of it another car backs into you That is their fault right?

Generally, the person backing out is at fault. If you are both backing out you're probably both at fault and will probably share the cost of repair, with each repairing their own. yes because you were backing out and they hit your car its their fault!!!!!!! yes because you were backing out and they hit your car its their 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 hit a car backing out of a parking space?

In most states, fault lies with the person who had the "last clear chance" to avoid the accident. If you saw the car backing up at you and just sat there and let it hit you, it's your fault. If you saw the car backing up and thought "I can get past them" and instead hit them, it's your fault.


Who is at fault when one car is backing out of a parking place and is hit by one in the street?

The car that is reversing out of the parking.


Who is at fault in a parking lot if you are backing into a parking space and a car hits you?

both because ur not quick enough ;) the other guy is thick cos he drove into you!! So more his fault!!


Are you liable for the damage to a car in the no parking zone when backing out of a legal parking space?

If you back into somthing its your fault regardless of whether it was parked improperly or not. You were suposed to be looking


Who is at fault when you back a few feet out of a parking space moving in the same direction of a passing car and the front of the car hits your rear tire side with witnesses saying it is his fault?

Backing up--it is your fault.


Who is at fault in a car accident when you're backing out your parking and hes parked in a no parking zone?

If you strike him - you are at fault. He can be charged with the No Parking violation but YOU are charged with the collision.


Backing out of a parking space and hit a car whos at fault?

the person who crashed into you, because that person was supposed to have yield to let you pass


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


If you are walking in a parking lot and a car backing out hits you who is at fault?

The guy that is walking.


Who is at fault if a car backs out of a spot into a car in the lane waiting for another parking spot?

the car backing out.


Who is at fault if car 1 is waiting for a parking space in a parking lot and somebody backs up and hits car 1 at the rear?

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.


Who is at fault if a car is hit in a parking lot?

If a parked car is hit my a moving car, the moving car is obviously at fault. If a moving car is hit by a car backing out of a space, the second car is at fault for failure to yeild, as the first car had right of way. If two cars are backing out and hit each other, it may be hard to determine who's at fault, as both driver's vision may have been compromised.


In California if a car backing out of a parking spot hits a forward coming car who is at fault?

The person backing out due to the other car having the right-of-way.


Who is at fault when you are traveling in your lane of traffic and a car pulling from a parking space along the side of the road crashes into the front passenger fender of your car?

The car pulling from the parking space is at fault


Who is at fault is car a missing a parking spot and than back up backing into car b?

The car going backwards.


Who is at fault if you are backing up and the other car is driving straight looking for parking?

In most circumstances, the backing vehicle has the greater duty of care and would be found at fault.


Who is at fault when a car backing out hits a speeding car in parking lot?

The two insurance companies are going to bicker back and forth about this. The speeding car certainly shares in the fault. The person backing out might, as well, if they were inattentive.