3-person carpool lanes may be extended on Bay Area highways

Date Posted: 11/07/2017

Categories: News, Traffic Tickets, California Highway Patrol, California Office of Traffic Safety, California Drivers, Carpool Lane Traffic Ticket


For decades, traffic-clogged Interstate 80 has been the only Bay Area freeway to require that vehicles contain at least three people to legally enter the carpool lane. But it could lose that distinction.


Stretches of three other Bay Area freeways — Interstate 880 in the East Bay, Highway 237 in the South Bay and Highway 101 on the Peninsula — are now being eyed for the three-or-more requirement as their carpool lanes slow to a crawl.

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