Welcome, Guest: Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 2,568,480 members, 5,942,495 topics. Date: Monday, 26 October 2020 at 02:14 PM

Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: - Politics - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Politics / Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: (5050 Views)

Photos: A Look At Nigeria In History / One Of The Worst Roads In Nigeria / Oba Sijuwade’s Place In History Is Assured, Says Buhari (2) (3) (4)

(1) (Reply) (Go Down)

Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by Nobody: 7:59am On Sep 16, 2013
http://spankthedonut.blogspot.com/2013/09/some-of-worst-traffic-jams-in-history.html

1- Beijing, China: August 2010 {august 14- august 26}

This 62 Mile long "disaster" occurred on china National Highway and lasted for an incredible 12 days.
It was considered to be one of the worst traffic Jams in the History of man-kind as drivers were only able to move 1km a day (that is 0.6 miles).
The cause of the jam was due to not only the skyrocketing number of cars and drivers in China but also the heavy use of the route by trucks bringing construction supplies to Beijing. Interestingly enough, those construction supplies were for road work on the highway, a plan that intended to lessen the congestion and eliminate traffic jams.








2 JAPAN (135KM) (aug 12, 1990)

The worst traffic jam event in the history of japan's transportation occurred in august 1990 and lasted for over 48 hours.
Many citizens of japan were trying to evacuated themselves from the incoming typhoon winona.

The traffic jam resulted in a line of cars as long as 135 KM (88 miles).

People actually died in this traffic.... MAN MADE DISASTER.



3- Lyon to Paris, France

This actually went into guiness book of records as the world's longest (in length) traffic jam.
Enjoy



4- Sao Paulo, Brazil

Reported in Time magazine as the city with the world's worst traffic jams, Sao Paulo, Brazil, set a record with more than 182 miles of accumulated jams out of 522 miles monitored on June 10, 2009.

No matter the day of the week or the time of the day, the city faces severe congestion. Typically, the length of a traffic jam spans to 120 miles at peak hours with drivers spending up to three-to-four hours behind the wheel in traffic each day.

The cause of the extreme traffic rests in the rising economy and living standards. Skyrocketing amounts of commercial vehicles are sold each year, with approximately 1,000 new vehicles driving on the streets each day.




5- Lagos- Ibadan Express Way
we all know this list wouldn't be complete with mention one of the worst traffic jams in Africa.
Sadly enough, this occurs almost on a weekly basis in Nigeria.

The cause of this traffic jam is multi-faceted.
- Church crusade activities
- High number of vehicles on the express way
-Accidents
- and so many more.

This traffic jam can last well over 24 hours and in some cases, close to 48 hours.



for more read visit

http://spankthedonut.blogspot.com/2013/09/some-of-worst-traffic-jams-in-history.html
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by Tolexander: 8:10am On Sep 16, 2013
What about the traffick on nairaland when nigeria was playing the nations' cup final!

what about the traffick on google when Michael Jackson died!
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by Nobody: 8:12am On Sep 16, 2013
Tolexander: What about the traffick on nairaland when nigeria was playing the nations' cup final

u joking right??

abi r u juss mentally obtuse!
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by kingarizona(m): 8:22am On Sep 16, 2013
cheesycheesycheesy
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by Nobody: 8:23am On Sep 16, 2013
icebeatz:

u joking right??

abi r u juss mentally obtuse!
no oo! he is mentally acute grin
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by Tolexander: 8:29am On Sep 16, 2013
icebeatz:

u joking right??

abi r u juss mentally obtuse!
no, you are juss mentally acute!
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by Nobody: 8:31am On Sep 16, 2013
car parked
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by playahP(m): 9:49am On Sep 16, 2013
Before this hits the front-page, I gotta say, END TIME THINGS NIGGA!!!!!!!!
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by Horus(m): 11:24am On Sep 16, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSzxAKc0pH8

Newborn Nigerian baby dies because of traffic-jam!
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by Nobody: 12:38pm On Sep 16, 2013
Horus:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSzxAKc0pH8

Newborn Nigerian baby dies because of traffic-jam!

Mr. Akpan, I feel for you. Try and vote Buhari because all those problems you listed that caused you to lose your newly born baby is as a result of corruption.
Re: Some Of The Worst Traffic Jams In History Of MAN KIND::::::::::::::::::::::::::: by Nobody: 10:04pm On Sep 16, 2013
........

(1) (Reply)

Navy Builds Permanent Base And Jetty In Anambra / Father Mbaka,spits Fire Again! / Kano Decide Final Result.. PDP:1,020,465. APC: 987,459

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2020 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 68
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.