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Motorcycles legal in HOV lanes, but what about FasTrak?
Motorcycles legal in HOV lanes, but what about FasTrak?

Most Southern California motorcyclists know they are allowed to ride in HOV and carpool lanes. But what about Los Angeles-area FasTrak toll lanes? Do motorcyclists qualify for those lanes? Regardless of time of day? Are they required to have a transponder, as cars are? Do they have to pay the same rates as cars? If so, which rates -- the ones for cars with passengers, or cars without passengers? The California Highway Patrol is very clear on this: "Motorcycles are allowed in the HOV lanes," said Sgt. Terry Liu, express lane supervisor for the CHP in Los Angeles County. They are not required to have any "clean air vehicle" stickers or to be carrying passengers,...

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