With potholes estimated to cause as many as 1 in 10 mechanical failures on UK roads and costing motorists an estimated £730 million every year, Potholes.co.uk has been created to help you avoid the cost and misery they cause thanks to Warranty Direct.
The website can provide information advising how to make a claim against a local council regarding pothole damage to your car or if you just want to report a poor piece of road. With access to similar stories and related news, Potholes.co.uk aims to help motorists fight back against this road misery.
You can also follow Potholes.co.uk’s Facebook page where the latest stories regarding pothole disasters and triumphs are shared. Here’s a selection of recently shared news stories this past week:
One of more discussed stories on our social feeds this week was the story involving Chris Clay who was injured after getting in a cycling accident caused by a large pothole in Dalbury Lees. Left with concussion, a broken elbow and a fractured cheekbone, Mr Clay is taking legal action against Derbyshire County Council.
Residents of a pothole riddled cul-de-sac in Northampton have a had a petition to repair the street turned down despite claims it could be one of bumpiest in the town. Last year Northamptonshire County Council was awarded £1.5 million to repair hole-laden roles but this cul-de-sac has not been deemed suitable.
Motorists using the A90 near Laurencekirk has benefitted from an improved road surface following a £181,000 investment by Transport Scotland. Overnight improvements took place earlier this month and have seen the southbound carriageway resurfaced.