According to a new report, Scotland has the second and third most congested roads in the UK outside of London.
Reports showed that daily traffic jams and hold-ups on the five-mile stretch of Costorphine Road in Edinburgh are among the most congested roads in the city. According to new data from a traffic information company Costorphine Road records regular jams and congestions.
The report showed that similar problems occur between junction 13 and junction 19 on the M8 as the traffic approach the city centre leaving the motorway. Figures showed that traffic condition is worsening and traffic jams are increasing in the British capital, London even as the authorities have levied a congestion charge on the motorists.
The data showed that drivers in the UK wasted a total of 30 hours in traffic congestion in 2013, one hour more than that recorded in the year 2012, according to data released by statistics from traffic information company Inrix. The London commute zone had the biggest increase in hours wasted increasing from 72 hours in 2012 to 82 hours last year. Inrix also listed the worst roads in the UK based on total annual hours of delay.
Source: Top News