• It depends what the cars are trying to do.
  • Whether a car is going uphill or downhill does not matter in deciding right of way, accoring to the rules of the road -- at least in the U.S. If you obey all road signs and signals, plus the rule that the vehicle on the right has right of way at a 4-way stop when more than one arrives at the intersection together, then right of way is already determined. Which way the road slopes is irrelevant.
  • On a one way road? the car going downhill. edit: I meant one lane, not one way =X
  • If you would refresh your memory of the driving manual, it says that on a one lane road, the car coming uphill, Once a horse stops then it cant get going again.
  • 1) "If two vehicles meet on a narrow mountain road in which there is only room for one vehicle to travel at a time, the vehicle going downhill must yield to the vehicle traveling uphill. The downhill vehicle should pull over enough to allow the other vehicle through; unless it is more practical for the uphill vehicle to find a wider space or turnout." Source: 2) "When on steep, narrow or single lane roads, the downhill traffic has the right of way over uphill traffic. If you are going uphill and you see oncoming traffic, pull over to the side of the road, well out of the way and either slow down or stop. If you are going downhill, use caution as the driver may not have read this." Source: So it depends in which country you drive...
  • As I recall from when I lived in Colorado the vehicle going down hill has the right of way. This is in case the down hill vehicle is a run-a-way.
  • You need to check the local driving laws because they're different in different places. I'd suggest in any case you yield make eye contact with the other driver and have clear communication.

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