Different cities in the world such as Beijing, Jakarta, Los Angeles etc. have to deal with a horrifying number of vehicles running through the streets every day. People are seen cursing the traffic congestion in their cities because it makes them late in spite of any effort made by them.
There are traffic jams observed in some cities of the world which can give you nightmare. Check out the collection of images of 12 most disgusting traffic jams in the world.
The China National Highway Traffic Jam began to form on 14th August 2010 which slowed down thousands of vehicles for more than 100 km and lasted for more than 10 days. It is considered to be some of the longest traffic jams by some media.
Traffic moves at a snail's speed along this road in Jakarta. A recent Castrol global survey has rated Jakarta as the most congested city in the world.
According to many studies, L.A. traffic jam is the worst in the nation. While congestion has recently decreased with rising fuel prices, long term trends point out that it may worsen if necessary steps to control traffic are not undertaken.
Traffic is so bad in this Asian city that even the scooters get stuck during rush hour by limited number of people on the road. Pedestrians use a bright yellow flag to cross the street.
Traffic congestion in Vietnam usually takes place in Hanoi capital and Ho Chi Minh City. However, the traffic jams last only for 2 hours which is not really bad as compared to that of other countries.
Traffic congestion in Karachi is a normal routine particularly between 5 pm to 9 pm. The cause of traffic jam is the poor transport system of the city due to which only sheer number of people prefers to commute through it.
Traffic jam is a serious issue in the Greater Cairo Metropolitan Area (GCMA). It has grave impact on both the quality of life and economy of the country.
This is what the roads here look like from 7 am to 10 pm. The major cause of traffic congestion is the lack of a proper and systematic road system.
Despite Brazil's good economic conditions, government seems to be least interested in spending on roads and public transportation. The all-time traffic record is 183 miles during evening rush hour in June 2009.
Traffic congestion are the norm in Athens even during the late night hours. Driving in Athens is a tough job due to the lack of street signs and erratic driving of people.
Paris has the worst traffic jams in Europe. Traffic congestion can add extra 10 minutes to a simple 30-minute journey.
Traffic congestion in Abuja has become a serious threat to the city. The traffic jam starts to build up as early as about 5.30 am which causes the commuters to turn off their vehicle engine and wait for a long time.