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Pothole-related breakdowns leap during last...

Jan 30, 2023No Comments

RAC patrols attended nearly a quarter (23%) more breakdowns where potholes were likely to blame in the last three months of 2022 compared to the

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60% of drivers think the state of local roa...

Nov 16, 2022Comments off

Six-in-10 drivers (60%) believe the condition of local roads they use regularly is worse than a year ago, with a similar proportion (55%) complaining the

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Drivers expect a pothole lot of trouble whe...

Feb 18, 2022Comments off

As local authorities across the country set their budgets for the coming year, drivers are expecting a raw deal ahead of their approval. A recent

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RAC: Desperate state of UK roads highlighte...

Apr 20, 2021Comments off

Despite a national coronavirus lockdown, RAC patrols went to the aid of a staggering 4,694 drivers who had most likely broken down as a result

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‘Up-down’ approach to highways ...

Apr 07, 2021Comments off

A legacy of inconsistent funding is still preventing local authorities from being able to provide long term, cost effective maintenance improvements for local roads. That’s

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Funding to fix potholes allocated to local ...

Feb 15, 2021Comments off

Councils across England have today been allocated their share of £500 million for highways maintenance, with the funding expected to fix the equivalent of 10 million potholes across the country. It is the second instalment

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Potholes a growing concern for drivers

Feb 04, 2021Comments off

Potholes are perceived by motorists to be a much more significant concern on the road than they were three years ago, overtaking texting and drink

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JCB unveils new solution to tackle UK potho...

Jan 15, 2021Comments off

British digger maker JCB has unveiled a brand new machine to tackle a national scourge – potholes. The company has launched the PotholePro – a

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Robotic ‘pothole police’ innovator to r...

Nov 05, 2020Comments off

University spin out, Robotiz3d, is to begin developing the world’s first autonomous robot to patrol the streets in search of potholes, following successful private investment.

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Government accelerating pothole mapping pro...

Aug 28, 2020Comments off

A first-of-its-kind audit into the pothole mapping in England has been launched today (Friday 28 August) by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, aided by data from