“Traffic jams are annoying!” says sat-nav manufacturer

Obviously, you hate traffic jams – we all do. Still, the ubiquity of the miserable traffic jam experience isn’t enough to prevent the following article making it into the Metro recently:

UK’s worst cities for traffic jams revealed

If you think your morning commute is bad – try doing it in Edinburgh.

The Scottish capital’s traffic congestion is so bad, in fact, it has been named the worst in the UK, according to new figures.

Source: Metro, 4th June 2019

Who might benefit from reminding you how much you hate traffic?

A typical rush hour journey in the area takes 40% longer compared with free-flow conditions, according to analysis by sat-nav manufacturer TomTom.

Heiko Schilling, head of navigation at TomTom, said: ‘The UK was home to nine cities in the top 100 most congested cities globally.

He added: ‘Advances in journey planning, autonomous vehicles and car sharing schemes all promise to alleviate congestion in Edinburgh and other cities in the UK and around the world.’