Definition of 'motorist'
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The increase could also encourage more motorists to drive illegally without cover. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It came moments after the group had warned motorists to drive sensibly in the thick fog. The Sun (2016)Motorists who drive dangerously close to cyclists as they overtake are to be targeted by undercover police on bicycles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its own data shows that motorists pay an average of just over 400 for annual cover. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was killed by a driver texting at the wheel - a sight all too familiar to many motorists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a shame, because if signs could be relied upon many more motorists would comply without the need for further threats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A study by road safety campaigners Brake found one in five younger motorists uses their phone while driving. The Sun (2017)Accidents: Police are told to check if motorists used their phones in the lead up to any accident. The Sun (2016) BRITISH motorists face 100 fines if they drive in France without a pollution sticker. The Sun (2017)Town halls across the UK have paid 12 million in compensation over four years to motorists whose cars were damaged by potholes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Twelve motorists accused of paying him face trials next year. The Sun (2014)Stansted insists the scheme will be used to help motorists. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The motorist ditched the car and ran away from the scene. The Sun (2013)Slow drivers cause many motorists to take undue risks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That would have driven motorists off the road. The Sun (2011)Signs for the preceding half mile warn motorists of their presence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Too many motorists pass too close and too fast for the safety and comfort of pedestrians. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The resultant delays added to the frustration of motorists having to pay tolls to use the bridge. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Is it not time to license them for road use just like motorists? The Sun (2013)Bills are sent to motorists who exceed car park time limits of typically one or two hours. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Bad drivers make other motorists very unhappy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Motorists drive in the knowledge they have blind spots in their mirrors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Motorists were warned to make only essential journeys because of treacherous icy roads. The Sun (2009)Smart sections are slowly creeping across the network without the knowledge of many motorists. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That would have meant motorists paying millions of pounds extra in fines. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The news spells yet more pain for British motorists. The Sun (2009)Politicians confront the British motorist at their peril. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Horrified motorists saw the animal limping beside the motor in Cardiff. The Sun (2015)POLICE were called to a street stand-off between a bus driver and another motorist which went on for an hour. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'motorist'
British English: motorist /ˈməʊtərɪst/ NOUN
A motorist is someone who drives a car.
Motorists should take extra care on the roads when it is raining.
- American English: motorist
- Arabic: سَائِقُ سَيّارَةٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: motorista
- Chinese: 驾车者
- Croatian: motorist
- Czech: motorista
- Danish: bilist
- Dutch: motorist
- European Spanish: automovilista
- Finnish: autoilija
- French: automobiliste
- German: Autofahrer
- Greek: αυτοκινητιστής
- Italian: automobilista
- Japanese: ドライバー 人
- Korean: 자동차 운전자
- Norwegian: bilist
- Polish: automobilista
- European Portuguese: motorista
- Romanian: șofer
- Russian: автомобилист
- Spanish: automovilista
- Swedish: motorist
- Thai: คนขับรถยนต์
- Turkish: sürücü
- Ukrainian: водій
- Vietnamese: người lái xe hơi
Definition of motorist from the Collins English Dictionary
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