World's Worst Traffic Jam?

If you thought your commute to the office today was painful, it was nothing compared to one man's 12-hour trip on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway near Lagos, Nigeria.

The daylong, 40-mile ride was peppered with hours of standstill traffic, crowbar-wielding thieves, illegally parked oil tankers and dangerous cargo spills. Your 90-minute ride in stop-and-go traffic on the expressway doesn't seem so bad now, does it?

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Assistant Managing Editor Jennifer Geiger is a reviewer, car-seat technician and mom of three. She wears a lot of hats, many of them while driving a minivan.  Email Jennifer

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