Traffic jams cost Britain nearly £38 billion in 2017, with the average motorist spending 31 hours a year stuck in rush-hour congestion.
Overall, cities in the U.S occupied 40 percent of the world's 25 most congested cities. And Denver drivers spend 36 hours a year stuck in traffic; the same amount that they spent stuck last year, and below the national average of drivers spending 41 hours a year stuck in traffic.
Inrix says these figure take into account direct costs such as wasted fuel and time, as well as indirect consequences including higher prices for household goods because of increased freighting fees being passed on to consumers.
Capital commuters wasted 74 hours in 2017 stuck in congestion - an hour more than the previous year.
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The INRIX study shows that the city's placement cost each Los Angeles driver $2,828 and the city more than $19 billion.
According to traffic information supplier Inrix, British drivers wasted an average of 31 hours in traffic a year ago.
Los Angeles is again the most congested city in the study, with Moscow, New York City, Sao Paulo and San Francisco rounding out the top five.
Thailand topped the global breakdown with drivers in the Southeast Asian nation spending an average of 56 hours in peak-hour congestion. Cities with multiple congested roads at the top of the list included New York City and Chicago, with Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Boston also making the top 10 list of most congested roads. The lanes carry traffic south toward Dallas in the morning and then north toward Denton in the afternoon.
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