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n. also car pool
1. An arrangement whereby several participants or their children travel together in one vehicle, the participants sharing the costs and often taking turns as the driver.
2. A group, as of commuters or parents, participating in a carpool.
v. also car-pool car·pooled, car·pool·ing, car·pools
To travel in a carpool.
To transport by means of a carpool: carpool the children to school.

car′pool′er n.


vb, n
another term for carshare
ˈcarˌpooling n



n. Also, car′ pool`.
1. an arrangement among automobile owners by which each in turn drives the others to and from a designated place.
2. those included in such an arrangement.
3. Also, car′-pool`. to form or participate in a carpool.
car′pool`er, n.


(= people)Fahrgemeinschaft f
(= vehicles)Fuhrpark m
vieine Fahrgemeinschaft bilden (with mit)
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Al Tayer said that the car pooling service, which was launched by the RTA in July 2008, had witnessed a steady growth in the number of registered users, growing by as much as 16 per cent in 2014.
Warning the public against using illegal car lift services, he said car pooling is legal only when it is registered with the RTA's online Sharekni service and no money is exchanged.
If car pooling encourages safer driving, then that should be sufficient to prompt drivers and the government into rethinking car use habits and promoting car pool lanes more vociferously.
Debate over how to best convince Americans to don those sweaters and reduce vehicle mileage ranges from promoting strictly voluntary incentives--such as tax breaks to companies who encourage car pooling and subsidize transit ridership, and free parking for hybrid and electric cars--to regulation.
According to Eisa Abdul Rahman Al Hashemi, car pooling in legal only if it is registered with the RTA's Sharekni service and no money is exchanged.
With roughly 1,000 vehicles joining the Delhi traffic daily and its citizen's apparent aversion to public transport, car pooling is being considered a viable option and permanent solution to the increasing traffic jams in the city.