22 Apr '11, 6pm

Virginia Hybrid Car HOV Perk Is Tied to Police Budget

Virginia Hybrid Car HOV Perk Is Tied to Police Budget

Hybrid HOV drivers use tags to verify their access, rather than leaving it up to the police to spot the difference between a living passenger and say, an inflatable doll. It begs the question: Howt many additional enforcement dollars are required to keep them honest? But with state budgets tight, raising the additional funds necessary to neutralize the impact of losing that registration fee could be tough—which may explain why Virginia continues to kick the can down the road on the program.

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/incentives-laws/state-hybrid-ho...

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