Second Report of the High-Occupancy Vehicle Enforcement Task Force. By Dennis C. Morrison, Virginia Department of Transportation, and Captain Mike Counts, Virginia Department of State Police. (The Department, Richmond, Virginia) January 2005. 88 p.
Full Text at: www.virginiadot.org/infoservice/resources/HOV%20Task%20Force%20Report%201-4-05.pdf
["Solo drivers in certain hybrid cars may soon enjoy a great commuting perk on California freeways: using a carpool lane to zip to work. But is it a good idea? There is growing angst over the hybrid-carpool issue, after a recent study in Virginia where hybrids have clogged the carpool lanes in the suburbs around Washington, D.C., to the point of rendering them useless. Bay Area transportation planners fear a hybrid exemption will kill a parallel attempt to charge solo drivers to use carpool lanes." San Jose Mercury News (January 24, 2005) A1.]