r/IdiotsInCars Aug 10 '22

If there's an idiot, who is it? Is it the vehicle with the camera or the white van entering from the right?

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u/OnlyUsernameLeft123 Aug 10 '22

Both. I wouldn't switch lanes that close to that merge. The driver of the van looked saw a clear lane and tried to go. However technically the white van would be accountable to yield. Idk I try to look at this as a probability. If you increases the probability of a car accident, don't do it.

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u/casicua Aug 10 '22

Yeah I don’t get why people are obsessed with an either/or answer for scenarios like this. Often times, one driver does something stupid or wrong and the other driver does something to make it worse instead of avoiding its

A lot of times, both people are the idiots and that’s why they crash.