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1A person who shares the driving of a vehicle with another.
- ‘He and his co-driver then shared a large tot of whisky before proceeding to the battle.’
- ‘The co-driver of the train which collided with a derailed train said the sooner the inquest happened the better.’
- ‘Choose your line carefully, you will most likely end up on the wrong side of the road at some point but that's alright, have your co-driver check for oncoming traffic.’
- ‘I ask Jennifer, my co-driver, who's a font of local knowledge.’
- ‘The co-driver of the coach in which she was travelling also died in the crash.’
- ‘At the end of each journey, the driver (and co-driver if you had one) had the job of walking to the rear of the truck to release the tailgate.’
- ‘Although there was nothing to indicate at which junction I and co-driver Simon should exit, the hunch of going for the city centre looked good.’
- ‘Ten people were injured, including the driver of the taxi who was seriously hurt, and the co-driver of the patrol car.’
- ‘The driver of the mini-truck died on the spot while his co-driver was critical.’
- ‘He was there as co-driver of the truck and was asleep at the time.’
- 1.1 A person who navigates from the front passenger seat during a rally.‘you have a co-driver there calling the turns’‘the co-driver is responsible for memorizing the route and relaying exact instructions’
- ‘The team drove a modified car, competing as driver and co-driver respectively.’
- ‘The voice of the co-driver warning of upcoming changes on the courses is a pretty nice bonus.’
- ‘Drivers and co-drivers race the same track but compete separately against other drivers and co-drivers in a class determined by the car.’
- ‘Deciding to compete and raise money for the Kidney Health Foundation, I was faced with two problems: no co-driver and no car.’
- ‘She was co-driver in the Monte Carlo Rally.’
- ‘The rest of the time, you'll have your eyes glued to the road and your map as you listen for your co-driver's next call.’
- ‘You require a high level of concentration so that you can remember what you have been told: this is important for both the driver and co-driver.’
- ‘Similarly, the co-driver next to you is sporadic in his instructions.’
- ‘So smooth and balanced is this car that on one occasion I had to be reminded by my co-driver that I was still in third gear at 120 km/h.’
- ‘Let the co-driver worry about what's around the next corner, leaving you to concentrate on the driving’
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