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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According to a report, Peshawar is among the top 10 cities in the Pakistan having the worst traffic jams.
The traffic jam was solved by 7 am thanks to works on clearing roads from snow, however the risk of formation of new jam is still there.
Guido Gring, vice president of Bosch Automotive Aftermarket, Middle East and Africa said the Traffic Jam Assistant will be a huge step forward for fully autonomous driving on Middle East roads, whilst also significantly easing stressful and potentially dangerous road rage situations on the UAE's roads.
Keeping in view the prolonged traffic jams on DND toll road due to the closure of the Kalindi Kunj bridge, which is under repair, the traffic police have asked the DND authorities not to collect toll fee from commuters during morning and evening peak hours.
The driver activates the traffic jam assistance function by pushing a button and when active, the engine, brakes and steering respond automatically.
TOTTORI, Japan - A large-scale traffic jam involving as many as around 1,000 vehicles on a national road in Tottori Prefecture from New Year's Eve was cleared Sunday morning, the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry said.
By the same token, a phantom traffic jam may start with only a handful of vehicles but then quickly grow in scale and severity.
Martine, 48, is now based at the Centre for Complexity Science at Warwick University in Gibbet Hill, Coventry, where she is creating a mathematical model on a computer that shows what happens when a traffic jam builds up.
There is as situation when the traffic jam are in L km street witch length is [L.
Well, having parked up in the traffic jam for Yarm High Street and spent 20 minutes admiring its Georgian charm, I was able to move on to Durham Lane's traffic jam, wonder when the gas pumping station will gets its repaint.
Have you ever been stuck in a traffic jam that seems to mirror the chaos and confusion of your daily life?
In reality they have all caused the traffic jam because of their sharp braking.
As a commuter into and out of Liverpool, I -- and thousands of people like me -- face the daily drive from traffic jam to traffic jam after leaving the motor way or the Ford Road through Speke.
SITTING in a traffic jam with car horns sounding, other drivers cutting you up and the kids squabbling in the back is one of the most common causes of stress.
When lymph fluid production due to internal and/or external toxicity is more than the body can eliminate, congestion occurs like a traffic jam.