These accidents happen when a vehicle making a left turn collides with a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction.
In this diagram, Vehicle A is making a left turn when it collides with Vehicle B.
Drivers making a left turn must yield to oncoming traffic that is close enough to constitute an immediate hazard. Therefore, the driver of Vehicle A would be found 100% responsible.
The applicable sections of the Motor Vehicle Act are:
If you have questions about your responsibility assessment, please contact your claim representative.
If you wish to dispute the assessment, find out how to file a dispute.
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