Bristol most congested city

Bristol is the most congested city in England, according to new research by a satnav manufacturer.

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Bristol has the slowest rush-hour traffic in England. Data collected from sat-navs used in the city showed that at peak-travel times, cars crawl even slower than they do in London.

Bristol City Council disputes the findings, saying the roads flow faster now, than they have done for decades.

Our reporter Robert Murphy has been putting both claims to the test:

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Bristol most congested city in England

Bristol is the most congested city in England, according to new research by a satnav manufacturer.

It found a typical journey takes 31% longer than it would in free flowing traffic, in London it takes 27.5%. The average journey in the city takes thirty one per cent longer than it would if the roads were clear. In the evening rush hour journeys take, on average, sixty four per cent longer.

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