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Apparently Only Living People Count If You Are Trying To Use The HOV Lane

Jeff Katz
July 03, 2019 - 5:30 pm

I guess you won't see many funeral processions in the HOV lane.

A Nevada Highway Patrol officer pulled over a hearse traveling in the carpool lane on Interstate 15 in Las Vegas Monday to find the vehicle was transporting a dead body. The driver informed the officer he assumed the corpse counted toward the two or more occupant requirement for using the HOV lane.

The trooper let the driver off with a warning and asked that he move out of the lane. The agency says only living, breathing people can be counted for the HOV lane.