River driver

a lumberman who drives or conducts logs down rivers.

See also: River

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A driving school operator and an official from the Mooi River driver testing centre in KwaZulu-Natal were granted bail of R3 800 each when they appeared in the Durban magistrate court on Monday in connection with sale learner driver licenses.
The two Zandile Dlamini also known as Zandile Mvelase from Dedication driving school in Escourt and Skhumbuzo Innocent Ndlovu and official based at Mooi River driver testing centre, were arrested on Friday after months of investigation by the National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit.
SUTTON - A Fall River driver stopped by police for allegedly speeding ended up being arraigned in Uxbridge District Court Tuesday on charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of methadone and speeding.
The tool was turned over to a river driver named William Hale, who pronounced it a great success.
One anecdote about how important the peavey was to river drivers is recounted in Stewart Holbrook's book, Holy Old Mackinaw.
The picnics celebrated the history of lumberjacks and river drivers who cut and floated pine logs down the rivers during the great days of lumbering in the Saginaw Valley.
Logs were shepherded by river drivers working from shore and from boats, maneuvering stuck logs with their log pike poles.
Every day, Gold River drivers lifted, twisted and stooped to load 10,000 lbs of beer kegs and cases into trucks.