TOMTOM HD TRAFFIC REPORTS NEW DISRUPTION ON ROADS FOLLOWING FREEZING TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT

Jan 07 2010

TOMTOM HD TRAFFIC REPORTS NEW DISRUPTION ON ROADS FOLLOWING FREEZING TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT

Over 4318 miles of traffic jams and road closures on UK roads this morning

• TomTom HD Traffic Centre showed 4318 miles of traffic across the UK this morning , following the worst snow fall for 14 years

• Chaos on UK roads continues this morning with 1402 separate traffic incidents on major and secondary roads

• Longest traffic jam is 18 miles long

• Longest traffic jam delay is 1 hour and 17 minutes

7th January 2010: Traffic chaos is continuing this morning across much of the UK following freezing temperatures overnight.

TomTom’s HD Traffic, a live traffic service updated every three minutes, showed 4318 miles of traffic this morning on major and secondary roads, 1983 miles of this was roads affected by road closures and accidents. The longest queue was over 18 miles long on the A1 between Durham North (Junction 62) and Cramlington and 1402 separate traffic incidents have been recorded.

Comparing this to yesterday’s statistics on UK roads following the snowfall, it is 1862 more miles of delay and road closure and 206 more traffic incidents.

TomTom advises that people do not venture in to their cars today, but if travel is necessary please check http://www.tomtom.com/routeplanner for the most up-to-date traffic information.

TomTom High Definition (HD) Traffic is available on the TomTom GO LIVE and XL LIVE range of satellite navigation devices.

Please install Flash Player to enjoy this site.

You need to have Flash installed on your browser.

Get Adobe Flash Player