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Sep. 28, 17 | 7:07 am

Due to its high road quality and low congestion level, Dubai is the second best city in the world to drive in, according to a study conducted by an online car parts retailer in Germany.

In a study by kfzteile24, Dubai registered a low congestion level of 20 percent and scored 8.24 in road quality.

The city of Dusseldorf in Germany was declared the best city in the world to drive in. Following Dubai is Zurich,  Switzerland (3rd); Tokyo, Japan (4th); Basel, Switzerland (5th); Singapore (6th); Dortmund, Germany (7th); Vienna, Austria (8th); Munich, Germany (9th); and Calgary, Canada (10th).

Meanwhile, the cities of Kolkata in India (1st), Karachi in Pakistan (2nd), and Lagos in Nigeria (3rd) were declared as the worst cities in the world to drive in.

Kfzteile24 surveyed 100 cities around the world for this study. The study aimed to encourage cities to make the necessary improvements to infrastructures and to boost the development of civic values and education.

Criteria for the survey are average vehicle age, congestion levels, public transport options, average cost of parking, cost of fuel, average speeds, levels of air pollution, accidents and fatalities, road quality and the frequency/perception of road rage.

Source: Khaleej Times

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