State-Owned Toll Bridges
Clean air vehicles displaying orange, purple, or red clean air decals issued by the DMV can use dedicated HOV/carpool lanes in the Bay Area during designated carpool hours no matter how many people are in the vehicle.
Like all other carpool vehicles, single-occupant clean air vehicles must pay tolls using a FasTrak toll tag (Standard, FasTrak Flex or FasTrak CAV) when driving across the Bay Area toll bridges in an HOV/carpool lane.
Golden Gate Bridge
No. To use the HOV/carpool lane, you must have the minimum passenger requirements for carpools. Drivers caught using an HOV lane without the required number of passengers may be cited by law enforcement.
Topic: Special Vehicles