State troopers nab 170 HOV violators in under 3 hours in King County on Wednesday

Washington State Patrol troopers cited 170 high-occupancy vehicle lane violators in a span of under three hours on Wednesday, Trooper Rick Johnson tweeted.

Johnson said that HOV violators are the source of the most complaints in District 2, which is King County.

During Wednesday’s emphasis patrol, troopers also stopped three drivers for aggressive speed and one for a seat belt violation.