Dummy car

Related to Dummy car: Crash test dummy, Crash dummy
(Railroad) a car containing its own steam power or locomotive.
See under Car.

See also: Car, Dummy

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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But when the council carried out a sting operation, they found that a dummy car had instead been parked on a street in Wythenshawe.
However, following a sting operation run by Manchester City Council's Trading Standards Team, it was discovered that rather than being stored in a secure lock up, a dummy car was parked on a street in Wythenshawe, not far from Khoury's home.
Thusly, the contents of the exhibit are transported via 'an armored car, police escort, and a dummy car to fool thieves,' said Japan Today.
The organisers even used a dummy car and a dummy school bus to demonstrate their point.
Shaima al Lawati, CEO of ORSA, said, "The activities included some parts of the Traffic Educational Village A[degrees] the dummy school bus and dummy car, distributing flyers, screening educational videos and holding awareness talks on the best road safety practices while using school buses and the responA[degrees] sibilities of school children, bus drivers, school faculty, parents and surrounding community.
Federal agents led Mohamud to the threshold of a terrorist crime, building a dummy car bomb and encouraging him to detonate it at a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in Portland on Nov.
DOLL BOY Latex model in classic TV scene; FORD'S ESCORT X-rated companion in car; SHOP'S DUMMY Car and doll smash into store front
But the equipment they made off with had been placed in a dummy car as a trap by police officers, who lay in wait nearby.
Three vehicles - Whant's and two dummy cars - drove past the cameras in five configurations.
With both power and dummy cars featuring headlights, the track circuit fits easily on the 1600mm x 1180mm MidiMat and by adding Hornby Track Packs and accessory packs can soon be developed into a very effective model railway layout.
To ram home the point, insurance giant Mecif is featuring crash test dummy cars to show the importance of seat belts.