Manchester and Liverpool among the UK's Most Congested Cities

Stuck in traffic Credit: PA

Motorists in Manchester and Liverpool have to put up with some of the worst traffic jams in the country.

A new study puts both cities in the top ten of most congested places.

It claims drivers in Manchester suffer more than 30 minutes of rush hour delays each day.

In Liverpool, motorists sit in traffic jams for an average of 23 minutes.

Manchester was seventh in the league table and Liverpool was placed tenth.

The worst place for traffic congestion was Bristol. London was placed fifth in the rankings.

The research was conducted by sat nav company Tom Tom which said it has studied "trillions" of journeys across the world since 2007.

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