Jeff Ellis sees them daily as he travels between Damascus and the District on I-270: drivers, flying solo, in high-occupancy vehicle lanes intended to reduce traffic congestion. “There’s a lot of violators. You see them pass you your whole commute,” Ellis said, adding: “It makes you angry because everybody wants to get home quicker.” More than 50,000 drivers in Maryland…
Tens of thousands of drivers in recent years have been accused of breaking a rule designed to both speed up — and reduce — traffic. But Investigative Reporter Scott MacFarlane shows law enforcement face their own roadblocks in policing HOV violators.