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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