passenger vehicle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n passenger vehicle a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport "he always rode the bus to work"
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Usage

In literature:

The bright sunshine dazzled his eyes, the passing vehicles and foot-passengers startled and bewildered him.
"Armadale" by Wilkie Collins
As Noah Ellis and his passenger turned into the lighthouse lane another vehicle turned out of it.
"Keziah Coffin" by Joseph C. Lincoln
He was placed in one of those odd vehicles in which the passengers sit side by side, as they do in an omnibus.
"Five Weeks in a Balloon" by Jules Verne
The passing vehicles and foot-passengers constantly intercepted my view, from the position in which I stood.
"Basil" by Wilkie Collins
As he approached the farm where he had spent the past few days, he saw two passenger-vehicles standing by the road.
"Flight From Tomorrow" by Henry Beam Piper
Only the absence of track equipment made it certain that they even had been passenger vehicles.
"Code Three" by Rick Raphael
On the opening day passengers were taken across at the rate of more than 2000 per hour in addition to a number of vehicles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Twenty-five thousand vehicles cross it daily, as well as countless multitudes of foot-passengers.
"Captains of Industry" by James Parton
By what means passengers thus fasten themselves securely on the roof of these vehicles, I know not.
"Fragments of Two Centuries" by Alfred Kingston
Foot passengers might be allowed to pass, but a wheeled vehicle would surely be stopped.
"Lady Bountiful" by George A. Birmingham
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In news:

It also creates a link for passenger vehicles, the walkers and the cyclists from the River Road to the campsite and back to Route 37, which could bring customers to the Seaway Diner.
You may wish to stay in your vehicle during crossings on the Sealth as seating is limited in the passenger cabin.
Emergency vehicles surrounded a US Airways plane from Charlotte heading to St Louis on the tarmac at Lambert International Airport Tuesday night, after at least two flight attendants and a passenger were injured.
The vehicle's driver and a passenger escaped safely, CHP Officer Vince Ramirez said and NBC L.A.
The seven-passenger family vehicle offers plenty of room and features, but few surprises.
As of Monday, April 23, 2012, 09:06 a.m. Three semi-trucks and a car were involved in a crash that pinned two passengers in their vehicle and shut down I-75 for eight hours while crews cleaned the scene, the Michigan State Police reported.
More passenger vehicles are being equipped with diesels as they become more powerful and fuel-efficient.
"It's important for them to see what could happen when they decide to drink and drive a vehicle or even be a passenger in the vehicle where the driver has been drinking ," said Marker.
For example, this week's review vehicle (the Lexus ES350) is a luxury car that is based in the most popular passenger car sold in America, the Toyota Camry.
The driver and passenger of the vehicle were not injured.
At one point, a passing vehicle honked and a passenger held a thumbs-up outside the window.
Thirteen officers fired 137 gunshots at the vehicle, killing the driver and his passenger.
Two sisters from Zeeland were hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash involving the car that they were passengers in.
In June, US Environmental Protection Agency approved selling E15 gasoline for use in flex-fuel vehicles as well as passenger vehicles model year 2001 and newer.
Bail is set at $750,000 for a Myrtle Beach man charged in connection with the death of his passenger in a two-vehicle crash early Saturday in the city, according to authorities.
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