Sitting in rush hour traffic last year cost UK motorists more than £1,000, data reveals

Ted Welford
File photo dated 27/05/16 of traffic queues, as traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month, new figures show.
File photo dated 27/05/16 of traffic queues, as traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month, new figures show.

Drivers spent an average of 31 hours sat in traffic jams last year, costing the UK more than £37.7 billion.

Research conducted by traffic information supplier Inrix, found that it was motorists in London which were the most affected.