Nottingham and Birmingham have been listed on TomTom's Europe Congestion Index, which shows the 59 worst cities for traffic across the continent.
Nottingham fared worse than Manchester, placed at 24. Birmingham is 32 on the list, higher than Liverpool, Newcastle and Glasgow.
The two cities were the only Midlands areas on the list.
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ITV Central's Health Correspondent was given exclusive access to the A&E department which is of most concern to Jeremy Hunt.
The Trust, which is in special measures, was named and shamed by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt as being one of the worst in the country.
Paul Farrelly, the Labour MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, told ITV Central's political programme Central Lobby.