Why most electric cars will lose carpool lane rights | KALW

Why most electric cars will lose carpool lane rights

Dec 6, 2018

On January 1, over 200,000 drivers of electric and plug-in vehicles will lose the right to take the fast lane solo. It’s an effort to speed up carpool lanes that misses the real culprit: cheaters.

"If you could eliminate the cars that are using the lane illegally, that would make a much bigger difference than phasing out some electric cars."

KALW’s Hana Baba spoke to transportation reporter Eli Wirtschafter.

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