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This function is used to warp or force a ped into a vehicle. There are no animations involved when this happens.

Vehicle seat ids

Available client side from 1.3.1 (It will only work with client side vehicles and peds)

[[{{{image}}}|link=|]] Important Note: If you used setElementPosition to spawn the ped/player, this function will not work and returns false.


bool warpPedIntoVehicle ( ped thePed, vehicle theVehicle, [ int seat=0 ] )          

OOP Syntax Help! I don't understand this!

Note: Set the variable to nil to execute removePedFromVehicle
Method: ped:warpIntoVehicle(...)
Variable: .vehicle
Counterpart: getPedOccupiedVehicle

Required Arguments

  • thePed: The ped which you wish to force inside the vehicle
  • theVehicle: The vehicle you wish to force the ped into

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: An integer representing the seat ID.
    • 0: Front-left
    • 1: Front-right
    • 2: Rear-left
    • 3: Rear-right


Returns true if the operation is successful, false otherwise.


This example creates a vehicle and warps a ped inside immediately.

function setupForRace ( )
    local RacerPed = createPed ( 252, 0, 0, 3 )
    local RaceVehicle = createVehicle ( 411, 4, 0, 3 )            -- create a vehicle.
    warpPedIntoVehicle ( RacerPed, RaceVehicle )                  -- warp the ped straight into the vehicle
addCommandHandler ( "startrace", setupForRace )                   -- add a command to start race


Issue ID Description
#475 Network trouble when calling warpPedIntoVehicle on resourceStart

See Also