HOV-lane crackdown nabs 1,700 drivers
Scoundrels are all over Seattle-area highways, cheating on HOV lanes and clogging things up for legitimate carpoolers.
The Washington State Patrol pulled over more than 1,700 motorists last week, and issued nearly as many tickets, for driving in carpool lanes without the minimum number of passengers.
The State Patrol spent last week emphasizing HOV rules, with a team of troopers dispatched to enforce them across King, northern Pierce and southern Snohomish counties.
Over five d...