HOV lane

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HOV lane

 (āch′ō-vē′)
n.
An expressway lane restricted to vehicles with at least a set minimum of occupants, usually two.

HOV lane


n.
a highway or street lane for high-occupancy vehicles, usu. marked with large diamond shapes on the pavement.
[1990–95]
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The idea works well in parts of the United States, where a high-occupancy vehicle lane makes sense on a six-lane freeway.
tax credits, grants and rebates; four types of operational incentives, such as exempting hybrid electric vehicles from high-occupancy vehicle lane restrictions or parking fees; and two types of manufacturing incentives to promote economic development and job creation.
They will be used initially to fine anyone flouting the high-occupancy vehicle lane rules and will be seen first in Leeds and Bristol before being rolled out nation-wide.
The Interstate 405 northbound high-occupancy vehicle lane project is a good example of the type of project that could benefit from the administration's GoCalifornia initiatives,'' Caltrans spokesman Mark DeSio said.
Relations: High-Occupancy Vehicle Lane Public Awareness Campaign
To prepare for this high-occupancy vehicle lane, a pounds 289 million project began yesterday to widen the M1's junction 6A near Watford to junction 10 south of Luton.
Construction actually started in March on the project, which will add a high-occupancy vehicle lane in each direction from Avenue P-8 in Palmdale to Mountain Springs Road, where the existing car-pool lanes end just south of the Pearblossom Highway interchange.
Birmingham's first high-occupancy vehicle lane, where motorists will be fined if they fail to carry a passenger, is likely to prove impossible to police, it was claimed last night.
Using the ``diamond'' or high-occupancy vehicle lane without having to share a ride remains a little-used perk.
Members of the Ventura Freeway study team have documented cases in which a high-occupancy vehicle lane has handled as many commuters as four regular lanes combined.
Construction work on the high-occupancy vehicle lane will close the No.
Car pooling leads to cheaper fares, and lets drivers take advantage of high-occupancy vehicle lanes on highways or discounted tolls where available.

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