Pothole damage more than doubles over past decade, says RAC


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Potholes accounted for 0.9% of all calls to the RAC last month; it was 0.4% in 2006

Pothole damage to cars has more than doubled in the last 10 years, according to a study by the RAC.

Pothole-related damage accounted for 0.9% of all calls to the RAC in the 12 months to June 2016, compared to 0.4% during the 12 months to June 2006. Those percentages equate to thousands of calls each month from motorists requiring repairs to shock absorbers or springs.

RAC chief engineer David Bizley said: “This analysis suggests that the quality of the UK’s roads suffered a steady decline …read more

Source:: Autocar