motorist motorist  /ˈmoʊ tə rɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who drives (or travels in) an automobile

Usage(s):

  1. They deflate immediately after a crash, leaving motorists free to get out.
  2. Gas-starved Eastern motorists will get relief, too.
  3. But on March 3, 1991, his promising career took a wrong turn, when he and Officer Timothy Wind responded to a chase of a motorist named Rodney King.

News

  1. Motorist shot in Wilmington dies; second homicide victim identified

    A motorist shot by the driver of another car as they drove at high speed on a Wilmington street died Monday morning, police said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Daily Breeze

  2. Palm Desert: Motorist arrested for drunken driving after crashing into sign

    A motorist drove over the center median of a Palm Desert street, crashed his car into a sign and was arrested for alleged drunken driving, a sheriff’s sergeant said today.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Southwest Riverside News Network

  3. Palm Desert: Motorist crashes into sign, arrested for drunken driving

    A motorist drove over the center median of a Palm Desert street, crashed his car into a sign and was arrested for alleged drunken driving, a sheriff’s sergeant said today.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Southwest Riverside News Network

Quotes

  1. "The effect of (this) rule will be to grant drunk drivers 'one free swerve' before they can be pulled over by the police," Roberts said. "It will be difficult for an officer to explain to the family of a motorist killed by that swerve that...
    on Oct 21, 2009 By: John Roberts Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. "A police officer's attempt to terminate a dangerous high-speed car chase that threatens the lives of innocent bystanders does not violate the Fourth Amendment, even when it places the fleeing motorist at risk of serious injury or death," Scalia...
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Forbes

  3. "I don't think the [city's] goal is to allow the motorist to subvert thesystem that we are spending so much money on," Burke said.
    on Jun 21, 2007 By: Edward Burke Source: Chicago Tribune

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