Originally Posted by RaiderH8r
I think his point was that the hybrids have jammed the carpool lanes to the point where it defeats the purpose to car pool and has resulted in fewer people utilizing carpooling as an energy conservation measure. Again resulting in more cars on the interstate and more idling by non-hybrid autos that continue to carry a sufficient passenger load so as to allow them to use the carpool lane.
I don't how many cars are using HOV lanes in your area but I know in Denver they are like barren waste lands. I'd have to say if this an argument against hybrids it is a weak one.