Left turn crash with vehicle passing on the left

These accidents happen when one vehicle is making a left turn when it collides with a vehicle trying to pass on the left.

In this diagram, Vehicle A is making left turn when it collides with Vehicle B, which is passing on the left side of the roadway.

  • Vehicle "A" = 50%

  • Vehicle "B" = 50%

The rules of the road

Drivers must make sure their movements can be made in safety. Therefore, Vehicles A and B would each be found 50% responsible.

What does it say in the Motor Vehicle Act?

The applicable sections of the Motor Vehicle Act are:


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