TomTom HD Traffic Centre reveals major traffic delays in UK


TomTom HD Traffic Centre showed a traffic peak at 17.40 yesterday with, 1975 separate incidents totalling 1933 miles of traffic and 170 hours of delays across the UK * Worst traffic incident in length was 43.7 miles at 12.11am this morning on M1 * M25 records the longest delays with a total of 23 hours of delay across the entire motorway.

Britain experienced what is becoming a regular occurrence yesterday when snow fell across the country. Travellers in the South appeared to be worst hit, with the longest traffic incidents and delays across the country recorded on the M25, by TomTom’s HD Traffic Centre.

TomTom’s HD Traffic, a live traffic service updated every two minutes, showed 1933 miles of traffic across the UK, with the longest queue being 43.7 miles on the M1, between J28 (Mansfield) towards J40 (Dewsbury) recorded in the early hours of this morning.

The longest traffic incident with the biggest delay in minutes was recorded on the M25 with traffic incidents totalling a massive 23 hours of delay, with the longest single traffic incident amounting to 5.5 hours of delay from Junction 11 (Chertsey) towards Junction 31 (Dartford Crossing). Feedback on @UKTomTom’s Twitter page confirmed the information when a follower recorded a 10 hour drive from London Victoria to Hove, Brighton.

With more snow expected to fall throughout the day, TomTom advises that people do not venture in to their cars. If travel is necessary please check for the most up-to-date traffic information.

TomTom High Definition (HD) Traffic is available on the TomTom GO LIVE satellite navigation devices.