State allows more solo drivers in carpool lanes

Acorn Automotive Editor

Each week when I swap my test car of the week I often take one of my kids with me, if they are off school. The reason, two in a car can drive carpool lanes! These high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes are a boon to Southern California drivers and they do save lots of time.
A few months ago I reported that it is now ok to drive solo in a carpool lane if you have an electric vehicle. Now, natural gas vehicles can also take advantage of the faster track with only one person in the vehi...

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