SR 167 HOT Lanes - Who can use the lanes

The SR 167 HOT lanes give you the option to pay a toll for a faster, more reliable trip.

Carpools are always welcome to use the HOT lanes for free. If you have two or more people in your vehicle, you always qualify as a carpool.

A Good To Go! pass or account is optional for carpools. If you do have a Good To Go! pass, make sure it is a Flex Pass set to HOV mode to travel toll-free.

Please note that if you have a Good To Go! sticker or license plate pass, you will be charged the toll regardless of the number of people in your vehicle. These types of passes do not have the technology for our system to detect that the vehicle they are in is a carpool.

Single occupancy vehicles
Solo drivers can pay a toll to use the HOT lanes from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday if they have a Good To Go! pass. You’ll pay the toll you see on the toll rate sign when entering the lanes.

Overnight from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the HOT lanes are open to all drivers. No passes are necessary and no tolls are charged during the overnight period.

Vanpools and transit
Registered vanpools and transit always drive toll-free in the HOT lanes.

Motorcycles ride toll-free in the HOT lanes. Motorcycles do not need a pass, but may choose to install a motorcycle pass to use on other toll roads.

Fleet vehicles
Fleet vehicles are always welcome to use the HOT lanes. See the “Carpools” section above; the same rules apply to fleet vehicles.

Commercial vehicles
Trucks over 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight are not allowed into the HOT lanes at any time, including nights or weekends. This is consistent with restrictions throughout the Washington State Freeway HOV System.