What is a person who drives you around called?
Also, what is a female chauffeur called?
As the French word chauffeur has masculine gender, a female chauffeur is sometimes called a chauffeuse or, jocularly, a chauffeuress.
Secondly, what makes someone a professional driver? For some, this title simply means that they drive a truck for a living. A professional driver is someone who takes driving seriously. If you are a professional driver, you follow road laws, you are courteous to other drivers and you set a good example on the roads. Being a professional driver is not an official title.
Secondly, what's the difference between a driver and a chauffeur?
A driver is simply someone who operates a vehicle, while a chauffeur is a professional who is hired to drive. For example, consider a taxi service like Uber or Lyft, which allows just about anyone to become a driver. Chauffeurs are accountable for their actions, and as a result, work hard to serve customers.
Why is it called a chauffeur?
The word chauffeur actually is derived from the French word 'chaud,' which means hot, or even more so, the French word “chauffer” which means “to heat.”