Driving Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old driving quotes, driving sayings, and driving proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 and above is illegal in every state.     

Chuck Taylor

Driving a race car is like dancing with a chain saw.     

Cale Yarborough

It's meant driving fewer miles, staying closer to home and spending more time at the campground.     

Ken Sommer

He was driving at a safe speed for the conditions, doing approximately 10 mph below the posted speed limit. He wasn't under the influence or anything like that. It appears that the driver didn't do anything wrong.     

Larry Starkey

I used to think that driving, sleepless, ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed.     

Charles Kuralt

Everything you need to get that relaxed driving that brings consistency only comes with practice.     

John Surtees

You just have to keep driving down the road. It's going to bend and curve and you'll speed up and slow down, but the road keeps going.     

Ellen DeGeneres

Love may be the best driving wheel, but anger is a pretty good second.     

Steven Tyler

I'm the one that's been driving this thing, man.     

John Conyers

When I'm driving the highway by myself is when I write best.     

Willie Nelson

The feeling of freedom, driving into scenery as green and lush as a postcard of Ireland was close to bliss.     

Diane Meier

Driving your car through deep pools of flood water is a great way of making your car unreliable. Smart people turn around and avoid it.     

Steven Magee

Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated.     

Jean Baudrillard

Reckless driving is operating a vehicle in a speed or manner likely to endanger other drivers.     

Dave Jones

Driving at the speed limit--hideous thought.     

Stephenie Meyer

We will be driving three meters forward on the surface of Mars and leaving our lander for good.     

Kevin Burke

When we were driving, a semi was honking its horn at us.     

Dalton Sumner

I especially love driving down a hill directly at a tree and swerving to one side at the last moment. That's my way to relax.     

Boris Yeltsin

Driving in your world seems a bit dangerous.     

Missy Lyons

Driving race cars was an avenue for me to learn how to build my own car, and that was my ambition all along.     

Carroll Shelby

It's like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.     

E. L. Doctorow

A driver reaches a destination by driving on that road, not by laying back to enjoy the view.     

Nabil N. Jamal

Don't feel guilty about driving somewhere nice to run. If people can drive to a park to eat hot dogs, you can drive there to run.     

Bill Rodgers

Driving home, I'll be thinking about them.     

Juwan Howard

To the everyday driver, we'd like to say that, anytime you're engaging in something else while driving, that really does increase your crash risk by two to three times.     

Charlie Klauer

They're getting people with high speed coming up from behind. They're also seeing lane change violations. Aggressive driving in general, in terms of cutting people off, flashing their lights and things of that nature.     

John Burke

The road makes a noise all its own. It's a single note that stretches in all directions, low and nearly inaudible, only I could hear it loud and persistent.     

Gregory Galloway

Your purpose when driving is not to arrive at your destination safely or quickly. Your purpose when driving is...to impress your personality on the road.     

Martin Amis

The driver that you have to sell on safety shouldn't be driving.     

Kyle Petty

I was lonely driving here tonight so I hugged the road.     

Jay London