Christmas Carmegeddon: Waze Driving Data 

The best and worst times to travel this Christmas

  • Waze data predicts the worst time to travel this Christmas is between 4pm - 6pm on Friday the 22nd December. 
  • December 25th will have the least amount of traffic of any day between December 22nd and January 4th.
  • January 1st is expected to be as quiet in terms of traffic as any other Sunday.
  • The second worst time to drive is December 23rd from 3pm - 5pm and on Christmas Eve, traffic will be worst between 4pm - 6pm (please see full table of data attached). 

Source: Waze data based on total drivers per hour, December 2016

The top 5 most popular Christmas songs this year for Wazers are:

  1. All I Want For Christmas is You, Mariah Carey
  2. It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas, Michael Bublé
  3. Santa Tell Me, Ariana Grande
  4. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – 2010 Digital Remaster, John Lennon
  5. Last Christmas – Remastered, Wham!

Source: Current Waze/ Spotify data.