If I indicate to change lanes and someone hits me in the rear, who is at fault?

If I am driving on two-lane, one-way road and am in the left lane, indicating to move over into a right-hand junction, then start to move into the right-hand junction and someone hits me at the rear end driver's side, who is at fault?

Asked on 5 April 2019 by Traces

Answered by Tim Kelly
If you have crossed into a lane they are occupying, if they have hit the side of your car, it is your fault. If they have hit you in the rear but you have moved into their lane, a high proportionality of that is your fault. It is up to you to make sure it is clear to proceed.
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