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A closer look at the problem with traffic jams in the UK

Posted on 22 August 2018 by Tony Santos

Traffic information supplier, Inrix has revealed data that shows that motorists across the UK spend an average 31 hours in traffic each year. Being in gridlock costs drivers £1,168 as a result, with wasted fuel and time, as well as higher freighting fees, all taken into account.
“There is no silver bullet to sorting out congestion. Ring-fenced funding for improving England’s major roads from 2021 should help, but there also needs to be an emphasis placed on providing cheap, practical, reliable alternatives to the car — especially in urban areas.” Rod Dennis, a spokesperson at the RAC says. Continue reading “A closer look at the problem with traffic jams in the UK” »

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