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Crash when both vehicles are changing lanes

These accidents happen when two vehicles are simultaneously changing lanes and collide with each other.

In this diagram, Vehicles A and B are changing lanes at the same time and collide.

  • Vehicle "A" = 50%
  • Vehicle "B" = 50%

The rules of the road

Drivers must not drive from one lane to another unless it is safe to do so. Therefore, the driver of Vehicles A and B would each be found 50% responsible.

What does it say in the Motor Vehicle Act?

The applicable sections of the Motor Vehicle Act are:

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