Traffic jam is the situation when vehicles are stopped completely for some time period on the roads. Also, vehicles have to wait for a long time to move out of the jam. Sometimes it becomes like congestion in traffic. This happens in transport network due to the increasing vehicles and overuse of roads. Often it is due to slow speed, longer trip time and increased queues of vehicles. Therefore, traffic jam is becoming a major issue mostly in all cities.


The traffic jam is one of worst issue being faced all across the world in big cities. The following Short essay & Paragraph discusses the traffic Jam, its underlying causes and possible ways how to solve traffic Jam issues. The essay is equally beneficial for children & Students of primary, high school & College level students. A heavy rush of vehicles on roads specially near bus stops, railway crossing, schools and colleges during morning and noon time and near big markets and malls is called traffic jam. It has become common problem in our day to day life. Traffic jam occurs when movement of vehicles is hampered at a particular place for some reasons over a certain period of time. If the number of vehicles plying on a street or road is increased than the maximum capacity it is build to sustain, it results in traffic jams. Traffic jam or traffic congestion is an everyday affair in big cities. It is the result of growing population and the increase in use of personal, public as well as commercial transport vehicles.


1.) Traffic is one of the major problems in cities and has made the lives of people really difficult. Obviously, it results in non-productive activity.

2.) People experience delays for their important work. This may even result in personal as well as professional losses.

3.) It is also the main cause of wastage of fuels and air pollution.

4.) It increases stress and frustration among motorists and passengers.

5.) Unsafe driving is the main impact of traffic jam which may lead to road mishaps and hence injuries.

6.) Traffic jams can also have a negative impact on the mind of a person. The traffic congestion and constant blowing of horns create excessive noise pollution.


1.) Unproductive time is the major disadvantage of traffic jam.

2.) The other negative effect of much traffic is the emission of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere leading to the issue of global warming.

3.) Businesses nowadays provide home delivery services. Such time bond businesses are strongly affected by the traffic jam.

4.) The frequent breaking and accelerating the vehicles in traffic jams burns more fuel. Hence it is the additional loss.

5.) Road rage is the absurd reaction of commuters that is very common during traffic jams. People often use bad language and drive aggressively that can lead to accidents.

6.) Emergency vehicles like fire brigade and ambulance get stuck up in traffic jams that cause a delay in reaching the location.


1.) People should use public transport as much as possible.

2.) The government must increase the facilities of public transport as per the need of the population.

3.) Everyone should avoid the unnecessary collection of vehicles.

4.) People should use carpool and vehicle sharing to decrease the vehicles on the road.

5.) Conditions of the road to India is not good. Authorities must improve this situation.

6.) Vehicle registration and motor driving license policy must be strictly implemented.

7.) People must be aware of traffic rules and also be motivated to follow strictly.

8.) Mixed traffic on the roads is also a big reason for it. So, it must be banned.


Thus traffic jam is a serious issue in every big city that causes several problems for common people. It consumes so much of time and energy unnecessarily and hence the loss of the nation. Therefore, serious measures have to be taken by the authorities to control traffic and promote the use of public transport. Development of public transport network at economical rates is essential. Implementation of traffic safety rules by traffic police is a must. People should drive more sensibly and responsibly. Hence we all can work in this way to solve the big threat of the current time.


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