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    Video: This is the most epic scooter traffic jam you'll see all day
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    It's hard to fathom just how bad traffic can be in Asia. Sure, we hear about 60-mile-long jams and that motorists in China lose nine days a year to traffic, but until you can actually bear witness to the madness that is rush hour in an Asian city, there's no way to know how bad it is. It makes ...

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    Study: US faces constant Labor Day-like traffic in coming decades
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    With Labor Day weekend upon our American readers, many of you have probably loaded up your vehicles for the last road trip of the summer. But with Labor Day weekend comes traffic. Lots and lots of traffic. And while the Labor Day scrum is generally as bad as things get for the year, a study by ...

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    Read This: You think your commute stinks? These are the worst traffic jams ever
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    Forbes has run a piece outlining what are "arguably" the worst traffic jams in history - a list that naturally starts at Number Two since the traffic jam you're in is always the worst. Based on the dates, it looks like things are getting worse, quickly; the list of ten goes all the way back to ...

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    Report: Surgeon abandons car due to traffic, uses kid's bike to make operation on time
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    Most of us are used to seeing doctors driving around in BMWs and Land Rovers, but Dr. Catherine Baucom, a surgeon in Louisiana, showed up to work on a pink kid's bicycle. After getting stuck in a traffic jam when a car accident shut down a stretch of Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge, Dr. Baucom ...

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    Video: Watch a paddle of 5,000 ducks disrupt Chinese traffic
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    What do you call a giant group of ducks? Well, that depends. If those ducks are in the water, they are most commonly referred to as a raft. In the air, they could be a flock or a skein. But what if you came across 5,000 ducks crossing the road in China? We'd call that a traffic jam. Apparently, ...

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    Official: Honda developing tech that helps prevent traffic jams
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    It happens every time traffic gets too heavy and starts to slow: One inattentive driver panics and slams on his brakes, triggering a chain reaction that leads to a complete traffic stoppage a few dozen cars behind. If everyone could just slow down, pay attention, and maintain an even speed, we ...

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    Video: Even the Nürburgring gets traffic jams
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    Keep your secrets, friends. That's the best advice we can give you about keeping your favorite roads traffic-free. Once the word gets out that a particular stretch of asphalt offers a challenging drive, you can all bet that every wannabe heel-toe hero in the area will descend upon it. We've seen ...

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    Report: Traffic jams and exhaust linked to autism, brain cell damage
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    A new series of health studies may have discovered a link between vehicle exhaust and a range of ailments, including autism, Alzheimer's Disease and more. The Wall Street Journal reports that scientists around the world have conducted studies investigating the impact of exhaust fumes on families ...

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    Study: How much time and money does your city's traffic cost you?
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    It may feel like you spend half your life in traffic jams, but that's just a delusion. According to this very spiffy – and highly depressing – infographic from Carbuzz, even Chicagoans are spending less than two percent of their waking existence staring at someone's muffler. There. ...

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    Video: Bill Ford is worried about traffic, talks to TED about it
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    Most of us are aware of Bill Ford, Jr.'s obsession with green technology that will help conserve fossil fuels while at the same time preserving the environment, but what you may not know that the Ford family scion is also very much interested in the future of gridlock. Ford spoke at the ...

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    Report: And the winner for most congested European city is...
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    The trouble with European cities is that most of them were laid out long before the advent of the automobile. Little wonder, then, that nearly all of them suffer from terrible traffic congestion. But which is the most jammed of all of them? Brussels. The Belgian capital is also the seat of NATO, ...

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    Study: UK survey finds that drivers lie about why they're late to work
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    Here's a bit of news from the blatantly obvious department: According to a new study conducted in the UK, around 66 percent of those questioned have lied about why they're late for work or social events. Of those, 45 percent blame traffic delays. Another 42 percent point a finger at their vehicle ...

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    Video: Texas motorists a little overexcited about first In-N-Out Burger
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    By all accounts, In-N-Out Burger makes a delicious sandwich. The chain has been a fixture in California for decades, but has only recently begun creeping its way across the country, bringing its much-lauded burgers to those who don't live in SoCal. In-N-Out's nostalgia for 1950s and '60s carhop ...

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    GPS data gives us the Top 20 Worst Commutes
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    Being stuck in traffic anywhere sucks. Even if it's just for a few minutes, feelings of urgency and anger sneak in quickly. Now, imagine being stuck in traffic multiple hours a day, five days a week. For some people, it's a way of life. To figure out who has the worst commute in the nation, the ...

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    Study: Traffic lights should respond to cars, not other way around
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    Anyone who's sat at a red light for minutes on end in the middle of the night when there's no cross traffic can cheer on science for proving what we already knew: lights that adapt to the flow of traffic, instead of dictating the flow of traffic, can improve the flow of traffic. A team of ...

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    China's 60-mile long traffic jam ends
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    Here's a little ray of sunshine if you happen to be traveling on the G110 expressway in China. The massive, 60-mile long traffic jam that reportedly cropped up due to road maintenance between Beijing and Zhangjiaku has all but evaporated. NBC News decided to get down and dirty by heading up the ...

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    China unveils... 60-mile traffic jam?
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    We will never complain about our commute again. Ever. According to MSNBC, gridlock traffic has now grown to cover a total of 60 miles between Beijing and Zhangjiakou. It's been that way since August 14th, and officials say that the situation doesn't look to improve until workers wrap up road ...

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    Projected Memorial Day traffic rises to 28 million travelers - Where are you headed?
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    Unless you've had your head glued to a computer monitor for the past month (like we have), odds are you know it's Memorial Day weekend. Thanks to a modestly improving economy and bottom-basement deals on accommodations and flights, this year's summer kick off is slated to see quite a few more ...

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    Study: Where does your city rank among the road-rageous?
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    Listen up, all you people in New York, Dallas, Detroit and Atlanta. Settle down. You, too, Minneapolis. There's no excuse for the kinds of things you're doing out there on the road. That's right, we saw you. Well, not us, but your fellow drivers who tattled on a new AutoVantage survey about road ...

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    VIDEO: Traffic jam shockwave recreated in experiment
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    Click above to watch video Shockwave traffic jams -- the kind where you slow down and speed up (with others behind you doing the same thing) -- have finally been recreated in a controlled environment (woo-hoo!). Theories about the causes of traffic jams have been computer modeled before, but here ...

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