Left turn crash with oncoming vehicle passing on the right
These accidents happen when a vehicle is making a left turn and it collides with a vehicle approaching in the opposite direction that has illegally passed another vehicle on the right.
In this diagram, Vehicle B is making left turn when it collides with Vehicle A, which is approaching from the opposite direction and passing on the right of another vehicle.
- Vehicle "A" = 100%
- Vehicle "B" = 0%
The rules of the road
Drivers must not pass (overtake) on the right of another vehicle. Therefore, 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:
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