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Emblem-important.png This function is deprecated. This means that its use is discouraged and that it might not exist in future versions.

Please use isPedInVehicle instead.

This function checks if a player is in a vehicle.


bool isPlayerInVehicle ( player thePlayer )

Required Arguments

  • thePlayer: The player element you are checking.


Returns true if the player is inside a vehicle, false if he isn't or an invalid player was passed.


This code defines an isinvehicle command which tells a player whether another player is in a vehicle or not.

-- we create our handler function, where sourcePlayer is the player who sent the command,
-- and checkedPlayerName is the player name specified.
function outputIsInVehicle ( sourcePlayer, commandName, checkedPlayerName )
	-- we get the player element from the nick specified
	local checkedPlayer = getPlayerFromNick ( checkedPlayerName )
	-- if it exists,
	if ( checkedPlayer ) then
		-- if it's in a vehicle,
		if isPlayerInVehicle ( checkedPlayer ) then
			-- tell the source player
			outputChatBox ( checkedPlayerName .. " is in a vehicle.", sourcePlayer )
		-- if it's not in a vehicle,
			-- tell the source player
			outputChatBox ( checkedPlayerName .. " is not in a vehicle.", sourcePlayer )
	-- if it doesn't exist,
		-- tell the source player
		outputChatBox ( "Invalid player name.", sourcePlayer )

-- define a handler for the isinvehicle command
addCommandHandler ( "isinvehicle", outputIsInVehicle )

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