Simply put, vehicles carrying at least three people (including the driver) will be allowed to pass through the fifth and leftmost lane, together with motorcycles. A P500 fine is waiting for those who will violate the rule via no-contact apprehension policy.
The bulletin, which has already been shared 2,470 times, was met with mixed reactions—mostly opposing—from netizens:
It all boils down to regulation
Harry Roque in EDSA
Sweet carpooling analogy, bro
What about sex dolls?
MMDA making a U-turn?
As with any law, discpline is key
The Reddit community also shared its thoughts on the HOV implementation:
Ano ba talaga, Kuya?
Start 'em (drivers) young
You do the math
The MMDA will need plenty of it