The Lebaran Gridlock
STUCKCars lining up at the Pejagan exit gate at Brebes, Central Java, July 3. Drivers had to wait for hours to exit the toll road three days before Idul Fitri.
BOTTLE NECKThousands of motorists packing both lanes of the north coast route (Pantura) at the Losari junction, Cirebon, West Java, July 3. Three days before Idul Fitri was the peak exodus flow that led to massive congestions, although police had tried to anticipate it by employing road alternate and contraflow systems.
REFUELINGAfter hours of getting stuck on the toll road, drivers refuel their cars for almost three times the normal price of gasoline.
LONG AND WINDING ROAD
LONG AND WINDING ROADCongested vehicles at the Lingkar Gentong South Route by Tasikmalaya, West Java, July 8.
ANY WILL DO
ANY WILL DOA traveler hauling his family, and motorcyle, in an open truck to go back home, at the Lingkar Gentong South Route by Tasikmalaya, West Java, July 8.
LEFTOVER TRASHGarbage littering the Pejagan exit toll gate at Brebes, Central Java, after a severe gridlock, two days before Idul Fitri, July 4.
RESTINGMotorists resting on the road side after experiencing hours of jammed traffic at the Lingkar Gentong South Route by Tasikmalaya, West Java, July 8.