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Drivers more than twice as likely to breakdown due to hitting a pothole than 12 years ago

Drivers more than twice as likely to breakdown due to hitting a pothole than 12 years ago

Oct 12, 2018 10:51 BST
The latest findings from the RAC show that drivers continue to suffer from the blight o...

RAC sees second quarter ‘pothole breakdowns’ hit three-year high

RAC sees second quarter ‘pothole breakdowns’ hit three-year high

Jul 16, 2018 09:14 BST
The second three months of 2018 led to RAC patrols dealing with more pothole-related br...

RAC fears extreme cold snap will lead to a Spring pothole plague

RAC fears extreme cold snap will lead to a Spring pothole plague

Mar 07, 2018 23:59 GMT
To mark National Pothole Day the RAC publishes an online ‘Guide to the Great British Po...

Quality of UK roads hangs in the balance as pothole-related breakdowns continue to rise

Quality of UK roads hangs in the balance as pothole-related breakdowns continue to rise

Jan 26, 2018 00:01 GMT
RAC patrols attended 11% more breakdowns that could be attributed to potholes in the la...

Study shows pothole-related breakdowns double in 10 years

Study shows pothole-related breakdowns double in 10 years

Jul 30, 2016 00:01 BST
Data of the RAC’s pothole-related call-outs provides strong evidence that the quality o...

RAC sees 24% rise in vehicles damaged by potholes

RAC sees 24% rise in vehicles damaged by potholes

Jan 15, 2016 00:01 GMT
Coinciding with National Pothole Day, the RAC reports that ​Britain’s potholed roads ha...

RAC Report on Motoring 2015: State of local roads named number one motoring concern

RAC Report on Motoring 2015: State of local roads named number one motoring concern

Sep 08, 2015 00:10 BST
Fixing local roads top spending priority but scale of problem outweighs government fund...

RAC reports 82% increase in ‘pothole’ breakdowns

RAC reports 82% increase in ‘pothole’ breakdowns

Mar 26, 2015 11:12 GMT
Despite the last two winters being relatively mild for much of Britain, analysis of RAC...