Census nonsense for mum-to-be

PUBLISHED: 09:33 13 November 2008 | UPDATED: 15:54 11 May 2010

I was one of the tonnes of people who got stuck on the A1 because of the traffic census. Whoever thought of such a crazy time to carry it out?? I am almost six months pregnant and had to sit in traffic needing the toilet for so long, I was in agony by th

I was one of the tonnes of people who got stuck on the A1 because of the traffic census.

Whoever thought of such a crazy time to carry it out?? I am almost six months pregnant and had to sit in traffic needing the toilet for so long, I was in agony by the time I managed to park and hobble into work.

My journey normally only takes 20 minutes but today it took me two hours.

Not only did I have to endure having my baby jump around on my full bladder for two hours, but the traffic congestion also meant that I missed out on almost two hours of work and will now have to work longer hours for the rest of the week to regain the time.

I really hope this isn't going to happen again and I really feel for anyone who was in a similar position to me - it was ridiculous and whoever arranged it should be embarrassed and ashamed.

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