develop on local roads, which councils are responsible for, rather than motorways and trunk roads.
Drivers are already fed up of having a bumpy ride because of potholes
The end of winter blitz is in addition to year round patching of potholes
reported by citizens.
68 compensating drivers whose vehicles were damaged by potholes
from 2012 to 2017.
Posting with the hope of educating other drivers on how to avoid potholes
, he warned: "The roads in my area are awful at the moment, with the bad weather and with the rain and frost, the roads are all broken up and there's loads of potholes
In other words, if the local authority knew about the pothole
but hasn't repaired it, or hasn't followed road maintenance guidelines, you may be able to claim compensation.
FIXMYSTREET is a free website that allows users to record problems on the roads around where they live including things like potholes
, graffiti and fly-tipping.
So the Aston Villa of potholes
and things proved to be hapless Nuneaton & Bedworth, with a certainly rather dismal 59 problems fixed out of 410, or 14 per cent - followed by North Dorset and Hart (Hampshire), both officially, unlike N&B, among the two dozen least deprived local authorities in England.
PS120k The sum Perth and Kinross council hopes to save on pothole
repairs PS80k Amount the authority paid out in compo for pothole
damage in 5yrs
Sometimes, the bottom of a particular pothole
will be clear sand, and then sometimes, it will have weeds and other drifting stuff on the bottom--until the next strong tide when it gets scoured clean again.
This survey highlights how widespread the pothole
problem is on our roadways and that the costs are enormous to both the insurance industry and to consumers," says Madelyn Flannagan, Big "I" vice president of agent development, research and education.
Only Birmingham, the largest local authority, did not receive any cash as pothole
repairs are included in the city's highways contract with Amey.