FORT LEE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – We’ve been hearing from listeners that police are cracking down at the George Washington Bridge, where drivers and riders have been teaming up to take advantage of E-ZPass carpool discounts.
This has been a chronic problem and we’ve reported on it before.READ MORE: 74th Annual Tony Awards: List Of Winners
In order to score a discounted $6 E-ZPass toll, drivers need three or more in a car. So, they pull over and pick up strangers right before the toll plaza.
But when they do this, they block a bus stop, and police have been cracking down.