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Road Sign from the China National Highway 110 Traffic Jam
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Origin

China National Highway 110 Traffic Jam

Type

Road Sign

Effects

Causes traffic jams

Downsides

Effects

Activation

Proximity to major roadways

Collected by

Warehouse 13

Section

Ford-1908

Aisle

686382-2751

Shelf

264606-5671-819

Date of Collection

September 23, 2014

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OriginEdit

Possibly the worst traffic jam in history occurred mid-August 2010 on China National Highway 110 and the Beijing-Tibet Expressway. Overcongestion, accidents and construction compounded together and slowed down thousands of vehicles for more than 100 kilometers (60 mi). It lasted for more than ten days, and some drivers reported being stuck in the traffic jam for five days. Many locals took to selling goods like bottled water and cigarettes at hyper-inflated prices to stranded drivers, creating a miniature road economy.

EffectsEdit

The road sign has the ability to make any existing traffic jam worse. Vehicles will suddenly start flocking onto the major roads, accidents will occur and average driver skill level will drop. It also has a desire to continue them for as long as possible, which can lead to impasses days long.

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