A ride taken in an automobile purely for pleasure, often in the vehicle of another person taken without his consent. Fredericksen v Employers Liability Assur. Corp. (CA9 Cal) 26 F2d 76; United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co. v Brann, 297 Ky 381, 180 SW2d 102. A ride in a motor vehicle at a dangerously high rate of speed, for the purpose merely of enjoying the exhilarating and pleasurable sensations incident to the swirl and dash of rapid transit. Farmers' Bank & Trust Co. v Henderson, 179 Ky 220, 200 SW 330.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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