High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes
are reserved for buses, carpools and
vanpools. HOV lanes currently exist in the
Charlotte region on I-77 between I-85 and
Exit 23 in Huntersville.
HOT (High Occupancy Toll) lanes
allow buses, carpools and vanpools to travel
no-charge reserved lanes, while
single occupant vehicles must pay a toll.
Special Use lanes are
express lanes with limited entrances and
exits, bus-only lanes, and truck-only lanes