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driving wheel

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1. (General Engineering) a wheel, esp a gear wheel, that causes other wheels to rotate
2. (General Engineering) any wheel of a vehicle that transforms torque into a tractive force
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Noun1.driving wheel - a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)driving wheel - a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
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In February, the blind driver was able to drive the Top Gear track better than the sighted.
Love Julie Wilson Nimmo's "bam whisperer" and Grado as PC Hugh McKirdy tackling a blind driver. More of this.
Ex-MI6 spy Richard Tomlinson also previously claimed a light was used to blind driver Henri in the tunnel.
"I've taken on many daring adventures such as the Cape Epic, mountain climbing, sailing from Cape Town to Rio, running several marathons and becoming the fastest blind driver in the world (he holds the World Land Speed record for a blind driver) and am excited to tick this one off my bucket list," Sport24 quoted Wagner, as saying.
You have no chance of having your foot run over by a half blind driver talking on a mobile phone while not looking where he is going at City Centre.
The system utilizes sensors that provide information to a blind driver about whats around the vehicle, such as whether another car or object is in front of the vehicle or in an adjacent lane, a private TV reported.
It is not a fully autonomous vehicle, but rather one in which a blind driver can make decisions.
Mike with guide dog Baxter Mike Newman on Pendine Sands in his Nissan GTR in which he attempted to break the land speed record for a blind driver guided by his father from a helicopter PICTURE: James Davies
The technology, called A1/2nonvisual interfaces,e uses sensors to let a blind driver maneuver a car based on information transmitted to him about his surroundings: whether another car or object is nearby, in front of him or in a neighboring lane.
SANLIURFA, Apr 2, 2010 (TUR) -- A Turkish singer has become the world's fastest blind driver after driving at 292 kilometers per hour.
Meanwhile the country looks like a bus that is falling apart and citizens pray someone to be found who will open the eyes of the blind driver.