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Study: Ending Hybrids’ Carpool-Lane Access Slowed Traffic For All

The end of a California program, that granted access to carpool lanes by solo drivers of qualifying hybrid cars, has slowed traffic for everyone, according to research at the University of California, Berkeley.

10/10/2011

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New Law Prevents Hybrid Owners From Driving In Carpool Lanes

Due to a new law in effect Friday, tens of thousands of hybrid car drivers will no longer be allowed to use the carpool lane.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2011