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Risk of breakdowns caused by pothole damage doubles in 12 years

POTHOLES are now twice as likely to be the cause of a vehicle breakdown as they were 12 years ago, new research has concluded. In a new report by the RAC, pothole damage was the cause of 14,220 ... read more

Utility companies taken to task over poor road repairs

The proposals would force water, gas, telephone and electricity companies to repair potholes and dangerous road surfaces that manifest five years after roadworks have been completed. • Risk of pothole ... read more

Get cheap cover for your tourer

By law you don't have to buy caravan insurance, but without it you won't be protected from theft or damage ... so double-check to be certain. As a rule, if your caravan hits a pothole and damages its ... read more

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Drivers are now more than TWICE as likely to breakdown than they were 12 years ago because of damage caused by potholes

Brits are now more than twice as likely to suffer serious damage to ... as likely to breakdown due to hitting a pothole than they were 12 years ago. Over the last year, the RAC dealt with 14,220 ... read more


Potholes send breakdown figures flying

The RAC saw an 11% jump in breakdowns ... drivers because potholes represent a "serious road safety risk". Driving into potholes can cause broken suspension springs, damaged shock absorbers and ... read more

What to do if you hit a pothole, and how you can make a claim

Pothole ... breakdowns caused by damaged roads increased by 11 per cent, according to the RAC. Almost three thousands callouts were made for repairs over that period of time. It is now expected that ... read more

Pothole-related car breakdowns ‘at a three-year high’

Councils are “not winning the battle” against potholes as related vehicle breakdowns between April and June reached ... “Our roads are still in a poor state of repair after the damage caused by the ... read more

Pothole related breakdowns soar following harsh winter

Pothole related breakdowns have doubled in the space of three months following the harsh winter, the RAC has revealed. The breakdown rescue firm said the proportion of call-outs caused ... damage in ... read more

RAC patrols report third worst quarter for pothole breakdowns

Breakdowns due to potholes are usually caused by damaged shock absorbers ... we feel we are likely to see more vehicles suffering pothole damage in the second quarter of 2018 compared with recent ... read more

Beast from the East blamed as pothole compensation claims double

showed the increase in claims came despite the body filling almost 6,000 more potholes last year than in the previous 12 months. The average payout for successfully upheld claims for vehicle damage ... read more

Fleets urged to speak to drivers about pothole damage risk

Janet Connor, director of AA Insurance, said: "In most cases the damage caused by a pothole, such as a ruined tyre or ... And, it would now take 14 years – up from 12 years in 2016/17 – to get local ... read more

Floods cause millions of pounds worth of damage to Britain's roads

And the bad news for drivers is that councils believe there will be far more potholes as a result. Our findings include: Experts collected examples of potholes caused by flood water - and the pictures ... read more



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