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This function gets the player sitting/trying to enter the specified vehicle.


player getVehicleOccupant ( vehicle theVehicle, [ int seat=0 ] )            

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Method: vehicle:getOccupant(...)

Required Arguments

  • theVehicle: the vehicle of which you wish to retrieve the driver or a passenger.

Optional Arguments

NOTE: When using optional arguments, you might need to supply all arguments before the one you wish to use. For more information on optional arguments, see optional arguments.

  • seat: the seat where the player is sitting (0 for driver, 1+ for passengers).


Returns the player sitting in the vehicle, or false if the seat is unoccupied or doesn't exist.


This example announces the driver of a certain vehicle whenever it is damaged:

function onStolenVehicleDamage ( loss )
    local driver = getVehicleOccupant ( source ) -- get the player sitting in seat 0
    if ( driver ) then -- if the driver exists, display a message
        outputChatBox ( getPlayerName ( driver ) .. " is wrecking the vehicle he stole!" )
addEventHandler ( "onVehicleDamage", stolenVehicle, onStolenVehicleDamage )

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