Automobiles Traveling in the Same Direction in Adjacent Lanes

 

If neither automobile "A" nor automobile "B" changes lanes, and both automobiles are on or over the center line when an incident (a "sideswipe") occurs, the driver of each automobile is 50 per cent at fault for the incident.

 

 

 

 

 

If an incident occurs when automobile "A" is turning left at an intersection and automobile "B" is overtaking automobile "A" to pass it, the driver of automobile "A" is 25 per cent at fault and the driver of automobile "B" is 75 per cent at fault for the incident.

 

 

 

 

If an incident occurs when automobile "A" is turning left at a private road or a driveway and automobile "B" is overtaking automobile "A" to pass it, the driver of each automobile is 50 per cent at fault for the incident.

 

 

 

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Revised: March, 2006