Wrocław worst in Polish traffic jam ranking
PR dla Zagranicy
The Lower Silesian city of Wrocław has been ranked as the worst in Poland for traffic jams for the second year in a row in a report commissioned by Deloitte.
Traffic jam. Photo: Flickr/Łukasz Hejnak
According to the report, which analysed Poland's seven biggest cities, the average driver in Wrocław spent 8 hours and 52 minutes per month stuck in traffic jams in 2015.
Kraków in southern Poland was placed second in terms of congestion problems, with the average driver spending 8 hours and 36 minutes per month in a jam.
Third in the ranking was Warsaw, with drivers clocking up an average of 8 hours and 12 minutes per month. Just behind was Poznań, with 8 hours and 9 minutes.
At the other end of the spectrum, Silesian capital Katowice emerged as the least conjested. The average driver there spent 4 hours and 57 minutes a month stuck behind the wheel.
Second best was Gdańsk (5 hours), and Łódź was third (6 hours).
Overall, the survey estimated that drivers in the seven cities wasted a total sum of PLN 3.8 billion (EUR 877.8 million) on petrol last year as a result of being stuck in jams. (nh/pk)