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Q: Who at fault when driver yield and then slam on the brakes?
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Who is at fault if you hit a car that went through a yield sign then slammed on brakes?

An accident is usually the fault of the driver who was violating the law. However, other circumstances may apply. It is illegal to go through a yield sign and not yield even if you then slam on the brakes. Still, something else might apply. Courts exist to take care of such situations.

When you are being followed by a tailgater you should slam on the brakes to deter them from tailgating?

Of course you do, and if they crash into you and get hurt it's all their fault!

If you are being followed by a tailgater you should slam on the brakes to deter them from tailgatingtrue or false?

true! but.......... false if they are a aggrivated driver.

Is lock your brakes the same as slam on brakes?

Yes it is.

I was hit from behind when I slow down on highway for no reason Is this my fault?

No, it is not your fault. If you are hit when driving in front of somebody, it is their fault, irregardless of whether you slowed down or not. Obviously you can't jump in front of somebody and slam on the brakes, but just slowing down does not permit somebody to ram you.

Who is at fault when car 2 hits car 1 and causes car 3 to slam on brakes and hits car 2?

it is car 2's fault because it hit car 1 forcing car 3 to hit car 2

Who is at fault if car 1 rear ends car 2 because car 3 caused car 2 to slam on the brakes?

Car 1 is at Fault in any REAR END ACCIDENT- Following to close, Failure to stop within a clear distance.

Why do you keep moving foward when you slam on the brakes on your bike?


If you find yourself suddenly without headlights slam on your brakes?


Can you drive a vehicle if the anti lock brakes go out?

yes, the only purpose of the anti-lock system is to keep the wheels from locking up when you slam on the brakes. The brakes them selves function as usual. You will just have the chance of locking your wheels up and sliding if you slam on them.

How long should brakes last on a 2005 silverado?

That all depends on several variables. Is it driven in the city or mostly highway? Quality of the pads, shoes, rotors, etc installed? What kind of driver are you? Do you run 90 mph stop light to stop light and slam on the brakes or do you anticipate stopping and use the brakes as little as possible? How about riding the brakes? Towing a trailer?

How do you tell if a 1996 Honda Civic Lx has ABS?

Slam on your brakes. If your brakes lock up, then you do not have ABS. If your brakes do not lock up and you hear a knocking type of noise from your brakes, then you have ABS.