December 21, 2009
12/21: Traffic Rated #1 Holiday Hassle
Do the holidays give you a great big headache? You aren’t alone! The holiday season has its fair share of hassles.
The biggest – traffic. 32% of U.S. residents report that traffic is the biggest nuisance during the holiday season. Long lines and rude shoppers are tied for a distant second with 18% each. Unhelpful salespeople frustrate 9% of Americans while 8% are discouraged by finding hard to get gifts. During the holiday season, unruly children annoy 7% of the population.
Men are more put off by holiday traffic than are women. 37% of men are irritated by traffic jams compared with 27% of women.