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February 7, 2018

5 U.S. Cities Rank Among World’s Most Traffic-Congested Areas

For the sixth consecutive year, Los Angeles topped the list of the world’s most gridlocked cities, with drivers spending 102 hours in congestion in 2017 during peak time periods, according to the annual INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard.

November 22, 2017

5 Worst Cities for Thanksgiving Traffic

Find out which cities are the most congested during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and which block of time is the most troublesome. Video courtesy of

October 26, 2017

NYC to Test Ban on Curbside Deliveries

The city will also be expanding its off-hour delivery program for businesses that are interested in receiving deliveries during less busy times.

August 17, 2017

How the Solar Eclipse Will Affect Fleets

The Aug. 21 solar eclipse will bring total or partial darkness to much of the continental U.S. – and with it, a potential traffic nightmare for drivers across the country.

March 31, 2017

I-85 Collapse Causing Traffic Nightmare in Atlanta

The collapse of a section of Interstate 85 in Atlanta caused by a fire has shut down all lanes of the important Atlanta artery, bringing traffic delays in the area to critical levels.

February 25, 2017

Mexico City Ranked Most Congested Global City

The top five most traffic congested cities in the world are Mexico City, Bangkok, Jakarta, Chongqing, and Bucharest.

February 21, 2017

Global Congestion Costing Commercial Drivers

The cost of traffic congestion increased in 2016 to an average of $1,400 for U.S. drivers, as congestion worsened in Los Angeles, which has become the most congested city in the world, according to the Inrix Traffic Scorecard.

August 2, 2016

Navigating a Lane Change Safely & Efficiently

Changing lanes is among the most basic traffic maneuvers, but heavy traffic or driver inattention can cause crashes. There are simple steps that fleet drivers can take to make lane changes safely and with confidence.

March 22, 2016

Mexico City Named 'Most Traffic Congested City'

TomTom has released the results of the TomTom Traffic Index 2016, the annual report detailing the cities around the world with the most traffic congestion. This year’s list has had a shift in the standings with Istanbul being knocked off the top spot by Mexico City.

March 16, 2016

Los Angeles Named Most Congested U.S. City

Los Angeles has been named the most congested city in the U.S., where drivers wasted an average of 81 hours per year stuck in gridlock, according to data-provider Inrix.

July 31, 2015

Merging Methodically Onto Highways

Fleet managers can teach their drivers to merge safely onto busy highways, by driving defensively and taking precautions to prevent collisions when merging.

July 30, 2015

New York City Ranked Worst for Drivers

Due to heavy traffic and poor road conditions, New York took last place in a ranking of the best and worst U.S. cities for drivers. Two Texas cities (Lubbock and Corpus Christi) took the top spots as the most driver-friendly.

July 17, 2015

TomTom Launches Service in Kuwait

TomTom has announced the launch of its traffic service in Kuwait, extending its reach in the region, and adding to existing coverage in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

May 22, 2015

Renault Trucks Works to Limit Traffic Impact in France

After three years of experiments as part of the Optimod’Lyon research project, which aims to improve traffic flow in urban areas, Renault Trucks recently presented a prototype application for HGV drivers.

April 10, 2015

World's Most Congested Cities Ranked

TomTom has released its annual Traffic Index highlighting the impact of traffic congestion in over 200 cities around the world.

February 20, 2015

TomTom Extends Reach in Central and Eastern Europe

TomTom has extended its reach in Central and Eastern Europe with the launch of TomTom Traffic in Greece, Hungary, and Slovakia. Now, 46 countries around the world have access to traffic information from TomTom.

February 9, 2015

North American Rail Congestion Causes and Effects

Heavier rail cars and an aging box car fleet are having a serious impact on overall rail congestion. The box car fleet responsible for moving vehicles is getting smaller by the year.

January 12, 2015

TomTom Expands Traffic Service in Latin America

TomTom has launched its traffic service in Chile and Mexico, extending its reach in Latin America, one of the most congested regions of the world.

December 17, 2014

Toyota Aims to Break Bangkok Gridlock

The Sathorn Model project was recently launched in Bangkok, Thailand, to combat the crippling traffic congestion in the area. Sathorn Road is one of Bangkok’s the most congested roads in the world.

November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving Traffic Forecast: Longer Delays on Wednesday Afternoon

Anyone out driving the day before Thanksgiving needs to be prepared for possible big traffic delays with traffic congestion predicted to be 25% worse than a typical Wednesday afternoon, according to the traffic analytics company Inrix.


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