HOV Lanes


Daily Talker: Are HOV Lane Fines High Enough?

A driver was cited and fined for trying to beat rush hour traffic with the help of a dummy.

State Trooper John Carnell was working a detail in Quincy when he saw the driver enter the HOV lane on the Southeast Expressway Monday morning. Instead of seeing a second person in the vehicle, Carnell noticed a dummy head propped up on a jacket.


Curious Why HOV Lane Rules Aren't Enforced

They’re called carpool lanes or high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes and they’re supposed to reward commuters who have at least 2 people in their cars….