DRIVE or RIDE? Drive is used with vehicles of four or more wheels. You drive a car, a taxi, a bus, a lorry, a train. Ride is used with vehicles of two wheels, or with anything that we straddle. You ride a bike, a bicycle, a motorbike, a pony, a horse, a camel. It is also used with vehicles that you are not driving.
drive (drove, driven)
He lives in New York, where he drives a taxi. Can you drive a lorry? You need a special license to drive a bus.
ride (rode, ridden)
I have never learned how to ride a bike. When I was in Africa, I rode a camel. It's very easy to ride a horse.
Notice the difference: If you drive a train, you are the driver. If you ride a train, you are a passenger. If you drive a bus, you are the driver. If you ride a bus, you are a passenger.