Clean Fuel Vehiles

No more HOV exemption for vehicles with Clean Fuel plates

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are sending letters to over 16,000 Virginians with registered vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates to notify them of two upcoming changes that will affect high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane access privileges. Effective September 30, based on a federal law which applies nationwide, most hybrid vehicles will no longer be able to use HOV lanes without the required number of occupants. Only hybrid plug-in electric…

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Sluggers go free to dc on the 395 Express Lanes

The 395 Express Lanes will open this November and the project team has announced a perk to keep slugging strong on I-395. When the 395 Express Lanes open, drivers with two or more slugs who drive up to Eads Street and exit the Lanes to drop off slugs will be able to get back on the Lanes for free – but other drivers who first get on the Lanes here will pay a toll. Of course, if you have two…

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Drivers Dropping off Slugs at the Pentagon

New 395 Express Lanes will impact drivers dropping of slugs at the Pentagon and heading to DC

The new 395 Express Lanes that are set to open this fall will have tolls past the Pentagon exit going northbound. This means that drivers who want to continue from the northbound 395 Express Lanes into Washington DC, or enter the 395 Express Lanes just before the 14th Street, will have to pay a toll. But good news for drivers who travel with slugs – if you exit from the 395 Express Lanes to drop off slugs at the Pentagon,…

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Tysons Slug PickUp

New Sluglines from Stafford and Woodbridge to Tysons Corner

Like Rosslyn, there are about 80000 jobs in Tysons and for the most part, employees live outside Tysons Corner and commute to work. For a long time we have heard stories about commuters from Woodbridge driving early to avoid traffic, pay higher toll, or take the back roads. Some slug to Rosslyn and Metro back to Tysons Corner. As we all know the success of sluglines is the pickup locations. Drivers and riders line up at a predetermined location and…

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Accident on I-395 HOV lanes on 08-15-2019

Slugging gets nimble!

Traffic backups are not new to slugs, but slugs and drivers worked together to handle this a bit different this time. On August 15th, 2019 around 4:00 PM an accident on the I-395 south bound HOV lanes near Glebe Rd started slowing down HOV traffic. One of the Stafford Sluglines Facebook Group members, Tessa who was riding, posted a picture of the accident at 4:01 PM. Looking at the severity of the accident some decided to stay at work, some…

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