To dream of driving a vehicle represents full control of decision-making. Controlling or navigating the direction in life you are headed. Whoever is driving reflects the aspect of yourself that is influencing your current path.
If you are driving and can't see the road ahead it's a sign that you do not know where you are headed in life or don't know what to expect in the near future.
To dream that you are driving at night, suggests that you are feel a lack of confidence or enthusiasm for the direction in life you are headed. You feel that something is not as good as it used to or has taken a turn for the worst. You may be unsure of where you are headed in life. You may be experiencing obstacles toward your goals. You may not feel good making certain decisions or you are afraid to continue on. You may be feeling apprehensive about the future.
If your view is blocked or obstructed while you are driving it reflects distractions or setbacks. If you are driving down a curvy road it represents difficulties in achieving your goals due to a lack of stability or certainty. You may even feel that your direction in life never stays the same.
To dream that you car has poor controls or missing parts represents a compromised sense of control of a current situation.
To dream of your car spinning out of control represents your feelings about your life not going as planned. A crisis, setback, or difficulty may be occurring.
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To dream of a driving test represents proving yourself to be talented or responsible enough to make decisions on your own. Goals or aspirations are being put to the test.
If you fail a driving test it's a sign that you don't have the necessary skills or resources to move toward your goals. You may lack confidence. If you a driving test it may reflect how capable you are how confidence you are in yourself. You are feel capable of making certain decisions or controlling the direction of your life. TOP
To dream of drunk driving represents decision making or a direction in life where you are obsessed with certain ideas, beliefs, or situations. A sign that you may be going a bit overboard with what you are doing. It may be a good idea to slow down a bit or be a little more moderate. Negatively, you may starting to lose self-control or putting others at risk with your obsessions. TOP
To dream of a car trunk represents issues that aren't a priority or areas of our lives that are "carried along." Secondary importance or only doing something when there is a problem.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her purse in the car trunk of her fiancée. In waking life she felt that moving into her fiancée's house was making some areas of her life secondary or less important. She felt that some of her former independence was only important when it became an issue between them.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of looking through her dead father's belongings in his car truck while feeling pressured to remove them because they may be gone later on. In waking life she felt pressured to record her dreams and bring them to a therapist. She felt that she had better record them now because she might lose interest later on. TOP
Cars in dreams represent your ability to make decisions in a given situation or the extent to which you feel in control of the direction your life is taking. Operating a car reflects how influential you or some aspect of your personality is as you progress through a situation. Who or what is in control of a decision or the way your life is going.
The type of car represents your attitudes and approaches to life situations involving decisions or controlling outcomes. People who drive your car represent aspects of yourself or projections of other people who are guiding your choices. People riding along with you in a car reflect aspects of your personality that are influencing your choices or problems that are "coming along for the ride" as work towards a goal.
Certain car models may reflect the psychological style that you or someone else is using to achieve goals or avoid what you fear. Cheap or rundown vehicles reflect vulnerability or a lack of resources. Expensive or powerful vehicles reflect effectiveness or a direction in life that is unstoppable.
To dream of getting a new car may represent a new approach to life as you take on a new relationship, new job, or start a new project. A fresh start or new way of going about your business.
To dream of being unable to find your car represents feelings that the rules of a situation are not working out for you. Feeling that you have not gotten what you bargained for, or that a certain kind of decision-making is not giving you the satisfaction that you thought it would. A situation that leaves you feeling embarrassed or confused. You may feel that there is no meaning to some area of your life. You may not know what you really want to do with your life or where you want to go.
To dream of a stolen car represents feelings of being stripped of your identity or ability to make effective decisions. It reflect the loss of your job, a failed relationship, or some situation where you feel your role or momentum has been compromised.
To dream of a car that won't start represents feelings of being unable to make a situation work to your advantage. Feeling unable to start making decisions because of problems, delays, or frustrations.
To dream of fixing your car represents your attempt to get back on track in your life. Trying to restore a decision-making process in your life that you were sidetracked from with problems or delays. Getting back your ability to control the direction your life is taking. Restoring your ability to progress or push ahead in some area of your life. Negatively, fixing your car may reflect feelings of being sidetracked or prevented from doing what you feel you should be doing.
To dream of a car that is sinking in water represents feelings of being overwhelmed by uncertainty as you attempt to take control of a situation. Decision making abilities that are being overpowered by negative emotions or problems that are too big to control.
For more on cars and vehicles see our cars themes section.
Example: A woman dreamed of losing her car. In waking life she was unhappy with the direction of her career because it had not brought her the happiness that she had expected it would. The lost car reflected how loss and confusion that her career gave her.
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To dream of a chauffeur represents you or someone else that is catering to someone else's goals. Helping others achieve their goals without them having to concern or frustrate themselves with anything except the outcome. An aspect of yourself that does all the legwork.
To dream of being driven around by a chauffeur represents your predominant focus on outcomes. Feeling that the leg work is being taking care of for you. Being more focused on the end result of a situation.
Negatively, a chauffeur may represent a sense of entitlement or dependency. Not feeling that you should have to do anything except win or get what you want. Feeling that others should do all the hard work or menial tasks. TOP
To dream of a road sign represents advice or signals about whether the direction you are taking in life is the right one. What life or people tell you about what you should do next as you move forward with your goals.
To dream of missing road signs or being unable to read them may reflect your misunderstanding of advice or signals as you makes progress with a goal. Feeling that you didn't have all the right information that you needed. Feeling behind, lost, or embarrassed that you've lost out on an opportunity. TOP
To dream of a stop sign represents a situation that is making feel that you that you should stop doing what you are doing. A situation that may make you feel that your beliefs, intentions, or direction in life should be discontinued. You may need to rethink what you are doing or proceed with caution.
Alternatively, a stop sign reflects obstacles or difficulties as you work towards your goals. TOP
To dream that you are stuck in traffic represents frustrations that you are experiencing. Decisions you've made are not progressing as fast as you'd like. You feel stuck where you are in life. You may feel that other people are getting in your way or slowing your down. TOP
To dream of making a u-turn represents decision-making or the direction of your life that is reversing course. Changing the direction or path you are headed. Not liking the way a situation is turning out.
A u-turn may be a sign that you feel you made a wrong decision or oversight. TOP