It depends on the state in which you live. If you were cut off and the other person was ticketed, then it is his fault. If he wasn't caught or there were no witnesses, it's technically your fault. If you live in a no-fault state (Find out from the DOT) then it's nobody's "fault," but it is up to the insurance companies to duke it out.
the driver pulling out from the curb.
The driver that hit the parked vehicle would be at fault.
The curb weight of a vehicle is the total weight of the car without anyone in the car.
If you were legally parked, the person backing up is at fault. If you were in a "No Parking" area, you are at fault.
In what direction should you turn your wheels when parking uphill without a curb in Texas?
Yes you can as long as you have collision coverage and this will be considered an "at fault" accident.
You should point your wheels away from the curb when parking up hill and toward the curb when parking down the hill. You want the vehicle to immediately make contact with the curb if is rolls.
When parking uphill with a curb, turn your wheels away from the curb and set the parking brake. When parking uphill without a curb, turn your wheels towards the edge of the road or shoulder and use the parking brake. When parking downhill with a curb, turn your wheels towards the curb and use the parking brake. When parking downhill without a curb, turn your wheels towards the edge of the road or shoulder and use the parking brake.
Sounds like you are talking about "curb feelers". They rub on the curb letting you know that you are close enough to the curb without damaging the sidewall of the tires.
The driver of the car is responsible for his own vehicle. If you hit a curb, it's your own fault.
To the right.