Stationary vehicle crash

These accidents happen when a stationary vehicle is struck by a moving vehicle.

In this diagram, Vehicle B is parked and is struck by Vehicle A.

  • Vehicle "A" = 100%

  • Vehicle "B" = 0%

The rules of the road

Drivers must drive with care and attention, even if stationary vehicles are parked illegally or improperly. 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:


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.