CA Clean Air Vehicle (CAV) Decal Program - HOV Lane Access

CA Clean Air Vehicle (CAV) Decal Program - HOV Lane Access logo
If you drive a vehicle that meets certain emissions standards and other criteria, you may be able to get Clean Air Vehicle (CAV) decals and a CAV decal identification (ID) card, which allow single occupancy use of High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes.

The Clean Air Vehicle (CAV) Decal Program is administered by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in partnership with the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

The CAV Decal Program is subject to authorization by the Federal Highway Administration. If federal authorization is withdrawn, the program may end sooner than specified in state law.
  • Income-qualified offer option
  • Visit program website for details
  • Restrictions apply, subject to change without notice

Incentive Information

• Allows qualified clean vehicles to drive solo in the carpool (HOV) lane.
• Income-qualified program available for newly purchased, pre-owned clean vehicles.