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​Parking lot main lane and feeder lane crash

These accidents happen when a vehicle is proceeding in a parking lot feeder lane through the main lane (the lane that leads directly to the road) when it collides with a vehicle approaching in the main lane.

In this diagram, Vehicle A is driving in a feeder lane and crossing a main lane when it collides with Vehicle B.

  • Vehicle "A" = 100%
  • Vehicle "B" = 0%

The rules of the road

Drivers must yield to the traffic in the main lane. Therefore, the driver of Vehicle A would be found 100% responsible.

What does it say in the Motor Vehicle Act?

The applicable sections of the Motor Vehicle Act are:

Questions?

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