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Vehicles, Operation of

 
  1. Drive like a nursemaid with a pramful of kids —Calder Willingham
  2. Drove as if he were handling a hearse —Lael Tucker Wertenbaker
  3. Drove silently, like a silent wind —Elizabeth Spencer
  4. (Pulled out into traffic, his) engine cooking like grease on a cheap griddle —Loren D. Estleman
  5. He [driver of car] took the curves like a bird —Erich Maria Remarque
  6. Keeps that engine purrin’ like a whore on a hundred-dollar date —John Farris
  7. Touchdown [of airplane] was as smooth as arriving at the ground floor in a lift —Donald Seaman
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The drivers were detained on suspicion of violation of traffic rules or the operation of vehicles by persons driving vehicles and arrested for two months.
Electronic auction: provision of services for the maintenance and operation of vehicles of the administration of the novgorod municipal district
The country's Road Transport Ministry has been tasked to ensure the timely and lossless transportation of the harvested wheat from the fields to receiving centers, storages and elevators and uninterrupted and effective operation of vehicles.
These weather conditions complicate grazing and keeping of livestock at distant pastures, operation of vehicles, communications, energy facilities and utilities.
The resolution also noted that existing regulations on importation, production, registration and operation of vehicles should be reviewed for relevance and efficacy.
Assam Rifles personnel conducted a search operation of vehicles near Wokha district and found arms and ammunition, liquor and cash inside his vehicle.
The directive requires that energy and environmental impacts linked to the operation of vehicles over their entire lifetime be taken into account in purchasing decisions.
This two-volume set presents the text of the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) and, comprising the bulk of the book, the ADR'S annexes on types of goods and their packaging and labeling, and the construction and operation of vehicles carrying goods.
The author presents a well-written and documented book that encourages law enforcement officers at all levels to make proper sleep and rest as important in survival as training with firearms and the safe operation of vehicles.
In adaptive driver training programs, learners are advised about adaptive devices that can enhance safe operation of vehicles.
Tenders are invited for purchase of services for management and technical operation of vehicles - one passenger and one passenger and passenger vehicles for the Committee for Labor, Employment and Social Protection of the Minsk City Executive Committee