potholes

More than two million potholes a year could be left unprepared – Says new research by Citroën UK

More than two million potholes a year could be left unrepaired on UK roads, even after the announcement of £500 million extra funding a year from HM Treasury to battle the UK’s pothole crisis, according to new research by Citroën UK. Last year’s 2019 Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) report showed councils in England […]

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Potholes are a "national scandal" and the short-term approach to road maintenance is "not fit for purpose"

The government’s Transport Select Committee has issued a report stating that the current short-term approach to financing road maintenance as being “not fit for purpose” – which IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s biggest independent road safety charity, agrees with. The report says: “Potholes are a headache for everyone and a severe risk for many, says the […]

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How much do potholes cost UK drivers every year?

The poor condition of the nation’s roads has hit drivers’ finances hard over the last twelve months, a new study has revealed.  Research for Kwik Fit, the UK’s largest automotive servicing and repair company, has found that in the last year British motorists have had to fund repair bills totalling £684million as a result of […]

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