It snowed for the entire trip, but all but a few other drivers had the sense to remain home for the last fifty miles.
I authorized the dispersal of two tons of water and twenty cases of rations from the emergency site in Raleigh along with hazmat drivers and twelve vehicles.
Milage logs were kept not with the drivers but with the pool cars, and World Wide must have more than 100.
The contract for building the railway was put in the hands of Thomas Brassey; English navvies were largely employed on the work, and a number of English engine-drivers were employed when traffic was begun in 1843.
Cattle were hired for ploughing, working the watering-machines, carting, threshing, etc. The Code fixed a statutory wage for sowers, ox-drivers, field-labourers, and hire for oxen, asses, &c.
Of train men (including engine-drivers and firemen), one out of 125 employed was killed (all causes), and one in eight injured.
(7) " Six-coupled " total-adhesion type (all the weight carried on the drivers), o-6-o.
With a steam locomotive all the power is concentrated in one machine, and therefore the weight on the drivers available for adhesion is limited.
In some cases a driver owns his cab, but the majority of vehicles are let to drivers by owners, and the adjustment of terms between them has led to disputes from time to time.
Asquith as home secretary, and subsequent modifications of this were only arrived at, as in 1904, after a strike of the drivers affected.
A long-standing cause of complaint on the part of the public has been the common refusal of cab-drivers to accept their legal fares, but, on the other hand, several attempts to introduce cabs with an automatic taximeter failed, until the introduction of motor cabs, of which a few had already been plying for some time when in 1907 a large number, provided with taximeters, were put into service.
I would love to write about how all the time that drivers waste driving will be returned to them to spend however they like and how there will never be another traffic death, another DWI, or another driver who falls asleep at the wheel.
Through the efforts of MADD and kindred groups, the legal definition was reduced to 0.10 and then 0.08 (or as low as 0.01 for drivers under twenty-one).
The train drivers and orderlies harnessed and packed the wagons and tied on the loads.
From one of the drivers he learned that Kutuzov's staff were not far off, in the village the vehicles were going to.
In Moscow as soon as he entered his huge house in which the faded and fading princesses still lived, with its enormous retinue; as soon as, driving through the town, he saw the Iberian shrine with innumerable tapers burning before the golden covers of the icons, the Kremlin Square with its snow undisturbed by vehicles, the sleigh drivers and hovels of the Sivtsev Vrazhok, those old Moscovites who desired nothing, hurried nowhere, and were ending their days leisurely; when he saw those old Moscow ladies, the Moscow balls, and the English Club, he felt himself at home in a quiet haven.
"One would have thought quill drivers enough had sprung up," remarked the old prince.
Two troykas were standing before the porch and two young drivers were holding the horses.
The peasant drivers, shouting and lashing their horses, kept crossing from side to side.