Fuel Card News Motoring Updates: Oxford sees the biggest rise in traffic congestion across the UK
Oxford has seen the biggest rise in traffic congestion in the UK over the past six months, according to new research.
Traffic expert TomTom has published a new report which shows that around a third (31.2 per cent) of the city’s main roads are now clogged with traffic, a rise of 2.2 per cent since March.
The study, which looked at the top 50 most congested areas across Britain, also shows that Belfast has seen the second biggest increase in congestion, followed by Bolton, Southampton and Sheffield.
Overall, London is the most traffic-clogged city in the country, with Edinburgh ranked at number two.
The least congested towns or cities are Northampton, Warwick and Chesterfield, all with congestion rates of less than ten per cent.
In other news, drivers have reduced their petrol consumption by more than 15 per cent since the credit crunch and the recession, according to new research reported by the BBC.
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