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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Bosch claims that the new Traffic Jam Assistant brings the idea of a car that drives itself closer to reality.
The Traffic Jam Assistant is not only a smart innovation in the automotive industry, but also a life changing solution for millions of road users across the Middle East who will be able to arrive at their chosen destinations far more relaxed.
Our aim with the traffic jam assistance is to make commuting a bit less stressful for the driver," added Mertens.
In 2011, Volvo Car Corporation invited a number of premium car owners to evaluate future driver support technologies at the company's test track, including an early traffic jam assistance prototype.
TAIZ -- The local authority in Taiz started a campaign Tuesday morning to remove street vendors causing traffic jams in main streets.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), a United States-based automaker, is developing a Traffic Jam Assist driver aid system.
A train strike in Sao Paulo forced 20 million commuters to take cars, which created a traffic jam that authorities estimate covered 250km of roads and highways at its peak.
So far she has found out how one traffic jam can cause another and how it takes about the same time to get out of each one.
It's not just brought on by the winter weather, traffic jams or parking problems but also by family feuds, tensions and demanding children.
However moving on I made good progress past Bishopsgarth only to run in to the traffic jam at the Roseworth and Hardwick roundabout, though this did give me good time to read the lovely signs telling me about the rebuilding of Hardwick.
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.