Traffic Backups Can Be Irritating No Matter Where You Are Picton, Australia, suffered traffic delays when 2 drivers confronted each other on a one-lane bridge. In Allentown, Pa., marathon runners were backed up when a train crossed the track at miles seven.

Traffic Backups Can Be Irritating No Matter Where You Are

Traffic Backups Can Be Irritating No Matter Where You Are

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Picton, Australia, suffered traffic delays when 2 drivers confronted each other on a one-lane bridge. In Allentown, Pa., marathon runners were backed up when a train crossed the track at miles seven.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with world traffic news. Picton, Australia, suffered major delays when two drivers confronted each other on a one-lane bridge. Both felt they had the right of way. Neither yielded for half an hour.

Then there's the jam of runners in Allentown, Pennsylvania. A marathon was underway when a slow-moving freight train crossed the track at mile seven. Runners talk of hitting the wall but these runners had to stop to keep from hitting the train. It's MORNING EDITION.

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