The DMV will continue to accept applications without payment to establish a waiting list should an additional amount of decals be authorized. CNCDA recommends dealers immediately pull any advertising mentioning the Green Sticker Program. Although DMV is building a wait list, CNCDA doesn't anticipate the authorization of additional decals.
The 85,000 authorized Green CAV decals were issued to applicants that purchased or leased vehicles meeting California's Enhanced Advanced Technology Partial Zero Emission Vehicle or Transitional Zero-Emission Vehicle requirements.
All CAV decals must be reauthorized for use by the Federal Highway Administration. If re-authorization is not granted, the Clean Air Vehicle sticker program may end sooner than state law currently allows. State law extends the use of CAV decals for enhanced AT PZEV or TZEV through January 1, 2019."
There may be a few vehicles still available at select new car dealers that already have stickers issued from the dealership applying for them at a prior date in advance. See your Riverside HOV/EV headquarters, Raceway Ford, for details.
A few months ago the State of California legislature recognized the need for additional carpool lane stickers and effective January 1st 15,000 HOV Lane Green Stickers were made available bringing the total allotment to 70,000 stickers however… as of January 9th, the DMV had issued 56,874! If you are like MANY Inland Empire residents and commute to work you know the freeways are simply a disaster and having access to the carpool lane can literally save hours each week! In order to take advantage of access to the carpool lane stop in to Raceway Ford SOON to grab your carpool lane eligible new Ford like the Fusion and C-Max Energi’s!