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What is the word for a vehicle which has only one person in (instead of 2,3, or more passengers), which cause traffic when used collectively.

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Hi Hame,

I'm not sure there's a single word for that, but in this country we often reserve specific lanes for what are termed "high-occupancy vehicles (HOVs). These generally require at least two people in the vehicle to use these lanes legally. So I suppose an adequate term for vehicles with only the drive present would be "low-occupancy vehicles."

Hope this helps.

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