Reversing from a parking spot and reversing in lane
These accidents happen when one vehicle is reversing from a parking spot and collides with another vehicle that is reversing in the lane.
In this diagram, Vehicle A is reversing from a parking spot when it collides with Vehicle B, which is reversing in the parking lot lane.
Vehicle "A" = 75%
Vehicle "B" = 25%
The rules of the road
Drivers must not reverse their vehicle unless it can be done safely. Therefore, the driver of Vehicle A would be found 75% responsible and the driver of Vehicle B would be found 25% responsible.
What does it say in the Motor Vehicle Act?
The applicable sections of the Motor Vehicle Act are:
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