California Mulls Unlimited HOV Lane Access For Plug-in Hybrids To 2019 And EVs To 2025

Since last decade lanes ostensibly reserved for multi-occupant vehicles have been permitted by California. “The Department of Transportation has reported that prior traffic counts indicate that low-emission and zero-emission vehicles contribute a very small percentage of the peak hour high-occupancy vehicle lane volume, under 5% of vehicles in the lanes,” says the governor’s trailer bill.