stuck in traffic

stuck in traffic

to be caught in a traffic jam. I am sorry I am late. I was stuck in traffic. Our taxi was stuck in traffic and I thought I would never get to the airport on time.
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Villaraigosa noted that traffic congestion costs the local economy $11 billion a year and puts a strain on motorists who spend 93 hours a year stuck in traffic.
Nothing makes people angrier than to be stuck in traffic and see the cause is a city work crew.
In Tokyo they are static sculptures stuck in traffic.
If it seems like you're spending more and more time stuck in traffic congestion this Labor Day weekend, it's because you are.
In fact, motorists in the nation's top 68 urban areas are spending about 50 percent more time stuck in traffic than they did 10 years ago.
To me, the (Texas) study is more than being stuck in traffic - it's about getting to work on time, it's about picking up your kids when you say you're going to be there and protecting the quality of our lives,'' Hertzberg said.
The mayor doesn't like to get stuck in traffic any more than anyone else.
Hey, kissing is about the only thing I haven't seen people doing in their cars while stuck in traffic.
95 at music stores, is a lighthearted and somewhat effective way to relieve a tense body stuffed in a car that's stuck in traffic.
Photo: (1) Cyndi Targosz sayTs she came up with the idea for her ``Drive to Fitness'' audiocassette while stuck in traffic during the 1994 Northridge Earthquake.