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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Electric Car Drivers in California Allowed in Carpool Lane – Without Passengers

Electric Car Drivers in California Allowed in Carpool Lane – Without Passengers

At Modesti’s Car Care Center, we’re proud to offer top quality hybrid repair in Culver City, CA. We’ve always felt that California residents have lead the way in environmentally friendly practices, and a newly extended bill might encourage the involvement of even more of our areas drivers. Green Driving in the HOV Lanes If you were caught driving alone in the carpool lane before, you could have faced a hefty fine of over $340. However, with the extension of the HOV lane sticker program, more solo drivers could start taking advantage of the faster, once excluding lane. The bill allows those driving fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles to access the high-occupancy vehicle lanes, or carpool lanes, even when they’re traveling alone. The program was originally supposed to end in 2015 but the state legislature recently voted to extend the program until to 2019. Drivers of fully electric vehicles will receive white Clean Air stickers (availa ... read more


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