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Gridlock makes losers of us all

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As I sat trapped in the morning traffic yesterday — the summer sun blazing and no hopeful signs on the road ahead except car bumpers extending as far as the eye could see — a thought formed in my head. What a loser country we have become. 

Let’s start by finding out what caused the heavier-than-usual traffic jams yesterday morning. I myself spent two-and-a-half hours on a journey to work which usually takes a little over an hour.

Jor Sor 100 traffic radio was full of questions from motorists about what had happened to Rama IV and Rama III roads towards Klong Toey because traffic there had virtually stood still since 8am.

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