VIDEO: Is this worst traffic jam ever?

What happens when 750 million people try to go home after a national holiday in China?

Total gridlock, that’s what!

After the Golden Week, a week-long national holiday, took place in China, authorities were left to deal with 50 lanes worth of traffic trying to travel on the Beijing to Hong Kong expressway.

The scenes make for scary viewing - it may just be every drivers worst nightmare.

And we thought our commute was bad!


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