Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a motorist who owns the vehicle that he/she drives.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a motorist who owns the car that he/she drives

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The new law is designed to spur competition and get the fragmented owner-driver sector to collate and provide economies of scale.

    Greek Trucker Protests Spark Fuel-Shortage Fears

  • Anna arrived at the Hampstead address of her first owner-driver at five-thirty that afternoon.

    Deadly Intent

  • Approximately 3,000-3,500 cabs are replaced every year as they reach their maximum allowable age - three years for fleet-owned taxis, five years for owner-driver cabs, and six-to-seven years for hybrids.

    Greener taxis coming to New York City

  • The consummate observer, Mr. McPhee rides along with the owner-driver of an 18-wheel hazmat-carrying truck across the U.S.; with skippers at a large ship-handling school in France; with large-scale towboaters on the Illinois River; and with colossal coal-train operators in Wyoming.

    How It Gets There From Here��� With McPhee Riding Shotgun

  • The 26-year-old is coming off two years as the Busch Series 'only owner-driver, a burden many of his peers try to avoid because of the time demands of racing and securing sponsorship.

    USATODAY.com - New guys are rookies in name only

  • He was a taxi owner-driver in peace times, and had three of them; the one he drove being fitted with "real silver vauses!"

    Fanny Goes to War

  • As co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, he became the first owner-driver to win a Cup championship since Alan Kulwicki edged Bill Elliott by 10 points in 1992 in the closest championship margin up until that time.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • He can become the first owner-driver to win the Cup since Alan Kulwicki in 1992.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • And as co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, he became the first owner-driver to win a Cup championship since Alan Kulwicki edged Bill Elliott by 10 points in 1992 in the closest championship margin up until that time.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Although Martin will likely scale back to a partial schedule starting in 2012, he expressed interest in some sort of owner-driver role with his own team.

    Brownsville Herald :

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