Translation of driver in Spanish:

driver

conductor, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdrʌɪvə//ˈdraɪvər/

noun

  • 1

    (of car, truck, bus) conductor masculine
    (of car, truck, bus) conductora feminine
    (masculine and feminine) (of car, truck, bus) chofer
    (masculine and feminine) (of car, truck, bus) chófer Spain
    (masculine and feminine) (of racing car) piloto
    (of carriage) cochero masculine
    (of cart) carretero masculine
    (masculine and feminine) (of train) maquinista British
    before noun cab driver (masculine and feminine) taxista
    • drivers are asked to avoid this area se ruega a los automovilistas que eviten circular por esta zona
    • she's a good driver maneja bien
    • That, in the view of this paper and thousands of frustrated motorists, bus passengers, taxi drivers and truckers, is totally unacceptable.
    • Many truck drivers also park their vehicles in this area.
    • Others will be taxi drivers, students, shopkeepers or their sons.
    • A campaign to change the law to protect drivers of emergency vehicles from prosecution has been stepped up after a speeding charge against an ambulanceman was dropped.
    • Surely, however, the views of the drivers of the 40,000 vehicles, who often are themselves residents of the wider local area, are equally important.
    • Clearways and other parking restrictions will be in force on roads around the racecourse and police have warned drivers their vehicles will be towed away if parked illegally.
    • This is because, car owners are more careful drivers, than heavy vehicle drivers.
    • People of all ages stood on the footpaths cheering on the vehicles and their drivers as they passed through the towns generously donating into the collection boxes.
    • But police are concerned that most of those stopped were delivery drivers or drivers of other commercial vehicles.
    • Officers acting on tip-offs and targeting suspicious vehicles found 22 drivers to be breaking the law
    • A North Yorkshire police spokesman said the driver of the other vehicle and a passing motorist managed to put out the fire before the fire service arrived.
    • Recently, drivers of high-accessibility vehicles have been using the cart-tracks and even the meadows as short cuts.
    • Since the introduction of the Australian Road Rules in December 1999 heavy vehicle drivers must wear a seatbelt if it is fitted in their vehicle.
    • Speeding by drivers of heavy vehicles, especially those of private buses, has become a real threat to fellow road users and pedestrians alike.
    • Speed cameras do not detect drunk-drivers, careless drivers, uninsured drivers, unlicensed drivers, stolen vehicles or crooks in getaway cars.
    • Why don't you get the opinion of people who use the system, such as bus drivers and taxi drivers, instead of someone down the road?
    • Utility workers, Social Security employees, students and taxi drivers rallied in support of the strikers in San Jose on the same day.
    • The arrests came after the police received reports that a gang of youths were allegedly hurling racist abuse at taxi drivers and damaging vehicles.
    • He proposed the council give incentives to taxi drivers to convert their vehicles to liquefied petroleum gas, which is much cleaner.
    • If he's a student, a daily driver probably drives a vehicle that used to belong to his parents.
  • 2

    (in golf club)
    madera número 1 feminine
    • I always use the same six clubs, working my way up from the sand wedge to the driver.
    • If you hit 10 golf balls at the driving range with your driver, you'll improve by the eighth swing or so.
    • I don't think golfers have enough loft on their drivers, especially amateurs.
    • For most golfers, adding loft to their drivers will add an average of at least 10 yards to their drives.
    • This is because today's golf balls are designed to spin less off drivers.
    • On tight holes, hit a lofted wood off the tee instead of the driver, or even a middle iron.
    • Wooden drivers had a higher centre of gravity, and it was tough to get them airborne off the ground unless you had a swing like Sam Snead's.
    • I'm always fooling with new drivers, fairway woods and putters, but I don't switch very often.
    • Some golfers are buying high-COR drivers even though the USGA hasn't made a final decision.
    • I was able to research irons, drivers, putters, you name it.
    • To flatten out your swing, hit some drivers with the ball teed up on top of a golf pencil.
    • The veteran managed to go to the top of the leaderboard despite using her driver on only eight occasions.
    • Some of the greens were so steeply sloped that the ball didn't stop, and you had to get your driver out to putt it back uphill.
    • On a flat and wide fairway, use your driver, and record the distances of each ball.
    • Our panel reviewed drivers, fairway woods, irons, wedges, putters, balls and hybrid clubs.
    • On the range, use your driver or fairway wood and put the ball on a tee.
    • Play with golf-themed tokens including a golf cart, a driver, a putter and a bucket of balls!
  • 3

    Computing
    driver masculine
    • Every product is provided with the drivers on CD ROM, together with a manual in PDF.
    • It is also working to add various hardware device drivers to the operating system.
    • The input manager operates between a device driver and a player application program.
    • It means you can put exactly the same bundle of applications, drivers and operating system onto any machine and be certain there won't be problems.
    • It will include desktops and laptops, plus printers, scanners, CD-ROM drivers and software when bought in the same transaction as the computer.
  • 4

    (agent, cause)
    propulsor masculine
    propulsora feminine
    the drivers of change los propulsores de cambio
    • Falling global inflation and strong domestic growth were the main drivers of exceptional investment returns in the 1980s and 1990s.
    • There are three main drivers of this debt explosion.
    • By now you will have probably detected the main dramatic drivers of the story.
    • There have been three main drivers behind the buy-to-let boom.
    • The main drivers of change are now transnational corporations rather than national governments.
    • Its main driver, though, seems to be the attempt to legislate away the problems of a post-colonial country steeped in racism of all kinds.
    • Business investment was again the main driver, along with net exports and housing.
    • In addition, if the main drivers of UK retail banking slow next year, buying another firm may be the only way for Lloyds to grow.
    • Sentiment towards the housing market, therefore, will be the main driver of the companies share price in the short term.
    • The main driver behind the merger had been the weak demand in the past few years for steel, one of the world's most basic industrial products.
    • That's one of the main drivers to get this system extended throughout the whole of Craven.
    • The main drivers of the surge are hedge funds - secretive, loosely regulated pools of capital deployed to take extra risks to achieve above-average returns.
    • But the shares could still be one of the main drivers in the market.
    • Tony Blair promised to be tough on the causes of crime but two of the main drivers of crime are alcohol and drugs.
    • Continued loan growth as well as cost savings are set to be the main drivers of banking profits in 2005 and beyond.
    • But, for McCall, the main driver behind the move is circulation.
    • This is convenient but not the main driver behind the change.