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Taxi driver held 65% liable

Post by abbby » Fri, 02 Oct 2020 10:44 am

I thought the taxi driver could have been held 100% liable, if unsure, don't make the turn, wait for the light to turn in your favour.

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Post by bgd » Fri, 02 Oct 2020 12:26 pm

I guess he would have been fully liable if the other driver hadn't been speeding.

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Post by abbby » Fri, 02 Oct 2020 1:29 pm

Oh yes yes.. I assume that's why the speeding guy was 35% accountable.
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Re: Taxi driver held 65% liable

Post by bro75 » Sat, 03 Oct 2020 3:37 pm

They may ban this discretionary right turn soon due to the high percentage of accidents.

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Post by PNGMK » Mon, 05 Oct 2020 4:40 pm

bro75 wrote:
Sat, 03 Oct 2020 3:37 pm
They may ban this discretionary right turn soon due to the high percentage of accidents.
It also kills a lot of pedestrians....
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Re: Taxi driver held 65% liable

Post by tt1973 » Tue, 06 Oct 2020 10:03 am

Discretionary right turn is very dangerous if there are big vehicles like buses blocking the view. Encountered many times that drivers are guessing and trying their luck even if the view of the on-coming traffic is blocked.

Thumb of rule: Do NOT risk if you cannot see!

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