Q: Who is at fault when backing out of parking space. Is it the car in motion first.
A: A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney for state-specific vehicle and traffic law, the convention followed in most places is that a vehicle backing out must usually yield to vehicles already moving in the main road or main flow of traffic. If this resulted in a low-speed property damage claim, your insurance adjuster could evaluate more thoroughly, based on whether one vehicle waited, signaled the other to proceed, there was signage or roadway markings, or other details that would be relevant in making a more precise determination of liability. Good luck
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