HOV


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HOV

abbr.
high-occupancy vehicle
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HOV

high-occupancy vehicle: one with two or more passengers.
[1990–95, Amer.]
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Nebrija also said the agency is trying to revive the HOV policy but they have yet to see if it will get approved.
Essentially, an HOV means having more passengers, an additional two to three or more riding a private vehicle.
Private motor vehicles comprise 85 percent of traffic along EDSA, Nebrija said, noting that if approved, the HOV scheme would reduce traffic volume by 70 percent or 140,000 vehicles.
Poe, chair of the Senate Committee on Public Services, on Monday expressed plans to call the MMC and the MMDA to the Senate to shed light on the planned implementation of the HOV scheme, particularly, the prohibition of driver-only cars along EDSA during rush hours.
Subsequently, Fitch upgraded HOV's IDR to 'CCC' from 'RD', which Fitch believes is reflective of the post-DDE credit profile given the company's high debt load and leverage.
The objective of this study is twofold, first to examine the impact of different kinds of traffic incidents occurring on freeway GPLs on the travel time reliability on HOV lanes and, second, to evaluate the differences of travel time reliability on GPLs and HOV lanes under same incident conditions.
(1995) used a relatively large remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to estimate population size of several groundfish species on soft sediments, and Krieger (1993) and Krieger and Sigler (1996) estimated density of rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) surveyed with a bottom trawl and a human-occupied vehicle (HOV), also known as a manned submersible, in low-relief habitats.
The elevated mixture temperature of the MON test eliminates HoV effects.