Tag / Potholes
Press Releases • Apr 18, 2018 00:01 BST
The RAC saw a doubling in the proportion of pothole-related breakdowns between the last quarter of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018
Press Releases • Mar 07, 2018 23:59 GMT
To mark National Pothole Day the RAC publishes an online ‘Guide to the Great British Pothole and Other Road Surface Defects'
Press Releases • Jan 26, 2018 00:01 GMT
RAC patrols attended 11% more breakdowns that could be attributed to potholes in the last quarter of 2017 than in the same period in 2016, according to new data used to compile the RAC’s Pothole Index.
News • Dec 27, 2017 14:43 GMT
The RAC expects to attend over 9,000 motorists today as the winter weather bites and hundreds of new potholes are appearing across the UK
News • Sep 01, 2017 22:30 BST
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced plans to charge utility companies by the hour for digging up roads and give local authorities great powers to coordinate roadworks.
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2017 00:01 BST
RAC patrols dealt with more pothole pothole-related call-outs in Q2 2017 than in the same period in 2016, attending 3,565 motorists whose vehicles had suffered broken suspension springs, damaged shock absorbers or distorted wheels. Condition of UK roads still vulnerable to extreme weather
Condition of local roads on a knife-edge as RAC sees surprise increase in first quarter pothole-related breakdowns
Press Releases • May 15, 2017 00:01 BST
The RAC’s familiar orange patrols attended 63% more pothole-related breakdowns in the first quarter of 2017 than they did over the same period in in 2016
News • Feb 21, 2017 11:42 GMT
We welcome the call to address the national disgrace of potholes. However, the suggestion that bigger lorries are a major factor in the surge of potholes is something of a red herring.
Press Releases • Jan 16, 2017 00:01 GMT
The number of pothole-related breakdowns attended by RAC patrols from October to December 2016 gave rise to the first fourth quarter increase in this type of problem since 2013.
News • Jan 07, 2017 00:01 GMT
The RAC comments on a new analysis by the Local Government Association on the scale of the UK's pothole problem
Press Releases • Aug 14, 2016 00:01 BST
Almost a fifth of motorists surveyed by RAC European Breakdown said they chose to drive to the continent simply because of the better quality roads
Press Releases • Jul 30, 2016 00:01 BST
Data of the RAC’s pothole-related call-outs provides strong evidence that the quality of Britain’s roads has deteriorated
Press Releases • Jun 16, 2016 00:01 BST
Damage to vehicles due to potholes and sitting in congested traffic are the top business bugbears for companies that run fleets, according to new research by RAC Business*.
News • Mar 23, 2016 00:05 GMT
Despite allocated funding the condition of local roads in England appears to be getting worse rather than better
News • Mar 09, 2016 10:21 GMT
The RAC reacts to news that Perth and Kinross Council plans to change its definition of a pothole in an effort to repair fewer
News • Nov 25, 2015 14:19 GMT
David Bizley, RAC chief engineer, responds to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement announcements on roads investment and potholes
Press Releases • Sep 08, 2015 00:10 BST
Fixing local roads top spending priority but scale of problem outweighs government funding Condition of local roads likely to worsen creating negative economic and social impact