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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