traffic jam


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traffic jam

vehicle traffic that is so heavy and slow that it can no longer move. Going to the airport, we got stuck in a traffic jam for nearly and hour and missed our plane.
See also: jam, traffic
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When you are sitting in a traffic jam it is far more beneficial to do some deep breathing exercises and stretches rather than just sitting there becoming increasingly stressed.''
"We believe that through its novel concept of a cutting-edge packaging design that incorporates the traditional appeal of music with trendy cosmetics, the Traffic Jam CD will increase in-store traffic of 14- to 24-yearolds," Yaqubie remarks.
So, while the economic and social costs of the traffic jam, including hundreds of millions in lost productivity, murderous stress levels and fragmented, dysfunctional communities and families is tragic, its major contribution to global climate erosion remains its one true crime.
Traffic Jam was created in response to the recent trends in color and fashion, notes Yaqubie.
In a statement here on Monday, Saleemuddin Qureshi who is also the Convener of HCSTSI Law and Order Sub-Committee said as a result of installation of traffic signals at SSP Chowk, Giddu Chowk and Qasim Chowk, the issue of traffic jam has almost been settled in the thickly populated areas.
No action is taken against the encroachers which leads traffic jam, he added.
Katihar (Bihar)[India], Dec 22 ( ANI ): A patient breathed his last in an ambulance stuck in a massive traffic jam during the Bihar bandh called by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
In spite of ban loading good-trucks and long vehicles enter the main bazaar during the daytime that also causes massive traffic jam.
Auto Business News-June 27, 2012--Ford Motor Company to develop Traffic Jam Assist driver aid system(C)1994-2012 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
He said that illegal vehicle parking and encroachments were creating massive traffic jam and also causing accidents.
DSP Shahzad Town informed that regarding traffic jam issue, a number of letter written to CDA but they have not replied.
I would like to draw the kind attention of concerned authorities towards the issue of traffic jam through the columns of your esteemed newspaper.
With the increasing population and increasing number of vehicles, the problem of traffic jam has become huge.
HYDERABAD -- Strict departmental action was taken against the city's traffic police officials after SSP Hyderabad Pir Mohammad Ali Shah got stuck in a traffic jam, sources within the police department informed media.
Melbourne, May 24 ( ANI ): Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo was hit by a 250km traffic jam on Wednesday.