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motorist

a driver of a car, esp when considered as a car-owner
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Uninsured motorist bodily injury is part of the state minimum car insurance requirements in more than 20 states.
Dubai: Motorists are not mandated to follow the speed limits displayed on electronic information boards that the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has put up on Dubai roads, a senior official has said.
The situation calls for the presence of traffic policemen at Al Han Street signal during rush hours," another motorist suggested.
Motorists in Northern Ireland will benefit from a better, quicker service under proposals set out today (17 July 2013) by Roads Minister Stephen Hammond.
The driving licenses of 324 motorists have been taken away in Abu Dhabi over the last six months after the motorists reached the limit of their cumulative traffic points, reports UAE official news agency WAM .
The average motorist often breaks the speed limit but doesn't believe that speed cameras improve road safety.
The motorist arrested on suspicion of drunk driving was also arrested on suspicion of drug and weapons offenses, deputies said.
Efforts by state regulators to create a national uniform system to track uninsured motorists are raising concern among insurer advocates, who fear it would amount to a "Big Brother" approach.
After some initial grumbling, most motorists got used to buckling up and are now unlikely to put up much resistance as states move toward primary enforcement, allowing police to pull people over for not wearing seat belts (as opposed to issuing citations after stopping them for other reasons).
Motorists in the Cleveland area became all too aware of this during this past winter, when scrap metal clips leaked onto area highways no less than three times, causing clusters of stranded motorists with flat tires.
Transport Minister John Spellar insists that the speed cameras are not there to milk money from the motorist.
They recently decided to offer passing motorists feedback on their emissions of carbon monoxide, which climbs as engine performance deteriorates.