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HOV lanes

Cars drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane (R), also called the diamond or commuter lane. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

NYS DOT Finally Hears Nassau’s Complaints, Adds More Access To LIE HOV Lane

Imagine the temptation of an extra empty lane on a crowded expressway, that others could use, but not you, just because of where you live? It’s a problem frustrating Long Island drivers for years, but now it is finally fixed.

05/08/2013

Cars drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane (R), also called the diamond or commuter lane. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Wants To Open Conn. HOV Lanes

A state senator from north central Connecticut who sits in traffic daily says officials could ease traffic jams by opening High Occupancy Vehicle lanes to single-passenger vehicles during rush hour and accidents.

02/12/2011