Translation of driver in Spanish:

driver

conductor, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdraɪvər//ˈdrʌɪvə/

noun

  • 1

    (of car, truck, bus) conductor masculine
    (of car, truck, bus) conductora feminine
    (of car, truck, bus) chofer masculine
    (of car, truck, bus) chófer feminine Spain
    (of racing car) piloto feminine
    (of carriage) cochero masculine
    (of cart) carretero masculine
    (of train) maquinista masculine British
    before noun cab driver taxista feminine
    • drivers are asked to avoid this area se ruega a los automovilistas que eviten circular por esta zona
    • she's a good driver conduce bien
    • Utility workers, Social Security employees, students and taxi drivers rallied in support of the strikers in San Jose on the same day.
    • Recently, drivers of high-accessibility vehicles have been using the cart-tracks and even the meadows as short cuts.
    • 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?
    • If he's a student, a daily driver probably drives a vehicle that used to belong to his parents.
    • The arrests came after the police received reports that a gang of youths were allegedly hurling racist abuse at taxi drivers and damaging vehicles.
    • But police are concerned that most of those stopped were delivery drivers or drivers of other commercial vehicles.
    • 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.
    • Officers acting on tip-offs and targeting suspicious vehicles found 22 drivers to be breaking the law
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • This is because, car owners are more careful drivers, than heavy vehicle drivers.
    • He proposed the council give incentives to taxi drivers to convert their vehicles to liquefied petroleum gas, which is much cleaner.
    • That, in the view of this paper and thousands of frustrated motorists, bus passengers, taxi drivers and truckers, is totally unacceptable.
    • Speed cameras do not detect drunk-drivers, careless drivers, uninsured drivers, unlicensed drivers, stolen vehicles or crooks in getaway cars.
    • Many truck drivers also park their vehicles in this area.
    • Speeding by drivers of heavy vehicles, especially those of private buses, has become a real threat to fellow road users and pedestrians alike.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Others will be taxi drivers, students, shopkeepers or their sons.
    • 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.
  • 2

    (in golf club)
    madera número 1 feminine
    • 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.
    • For most golfers, adding loft to their drivers will add an average of at least 10 yards to their drives.
    • I'm always fooling with new drivers, fairway woods and putters, but I don't switch very often.
    • Play with golf-themed tokens including a golf cart, a driver, a putter and a bucket of balls!
    • I always use the same six clubs, working my way up from the sand wedge to the driver.
    • 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.
    • On the range, use your driver or fairway wood and put the ball on a tee.
    • Some golfers are buying high-COR drivers even though the USGA hasn't made a final decision.
    • 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.
    • On a flat and wide fairway, use your driver, and record the distances of each ball.
    • The veteran managed to go to the top of the leaderboard despite using her driver on only eight occasions.
    • To flatten out your swing, hit some drivers with the ball teed up on top of a golf pencil.
    • I was able to research irons, drivers, putters, you name it.
    • Our panel reviewed drivers, fairway woods, irons, wedges, putters, balls and hybrid clubs.
    • I don't think golfers have enough loft on their drivers, especially amateurs.
    • If you hit 10 golf balls at the driving range with your driver, you'll improve by the eighth swing or so.
  • 3

    Computing
    driver masculine
    • Every product is provided with the drivers on CD ROM, together with a manual in PDF.
    • It will include desktops and laptops, plus printers, scanners, CD-ROM drivers and software when bought in the same transaction as the computer.
    • The input manager operates between a device driver and a player application program.
    • It is also working to add various hardware device drivers to the operating system.
    • 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.
  • 4

    (agent, cause)
    propulsor masculine
    propulsora feminine
    the drivers of change los propulsores de cambio
    • That's one of the main drivers to get this system extended throughout the whole of Craven.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • The main drivers of change are now transnational corporations rather than national governments.
    • There have been three main drivers behind the buy-to-let boom.
    • Continued loan growth as well as cost savings are set to be the main drivers of banking profits in 2005 and beyond.
    • Business investment was again the main driver, along with net exports and housing.
    • Tony Blair promised to be tough on the causes of crime but two of the main drivers of crime are alcohol and drugs.
    • By now you will have probably detected the main dramatic drivers of the story.
    • 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.
    • But, for McCall, the main driver behind the move is circulation.
    • Falling global inflation and strong domestic growth were the main drivers of exceptional investment returns in the 1980s and 1990s.
    • This is convenient but not the main driver behind the change.
    • There are three main drivers of this debt explosion.
    • Sentiment towards the housing market, therefore, will be the main driver of the companies share price in the short term.
    • But the shares could still be one of the main drivers in the market.
    • 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.