Potholes

Chaotic Government Funding Fails to Fix Pothole Epidemic

Richard Burden | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Politics
Richard Burden

Changes to the Agency overseeing 2% of our road network (our motorways and "A Roads") will not fix the potholes that undermine road safety and blight everyday journeys for car drivers, motorcyclists, cyclists, and HGVs too...

Government's New £6Billion Proposal: Is It Enough?

Tom Rokins | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Tom Rokins

Potholes can be a motorist's worst nightmare. Even the sound of driving over one is enough to merit a short intake of breath - oh no, the car! With the government's recent proposal to spend £6 billion on repairing potholes, this issue has once again entered the limelight. But what should motorists do if a pothole damaged their vehicle or caused a personal injury?

Can This Bicycle Light Help You Spot Potholes?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Tech

This brilliantly simple cycling lamp promises to do away with the dangers lurking potholes on dark roads. Rather than the traditional beam of light...

£10.5bn Potholes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

Councils need as much as £10.5 billion to bring Britain's "crumbling roads" back to a good condition, according to a report. Local authorities in ...

Britain's Pothole Problem Reaching 'Crisis Point'

PA | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

The pothole problem on Britain's roads is reaching crisis point, highway bosses warned today. If there were further cuts in maintenance funds or a ...

Naked Chinese Man Attacks Traffic In Hefei

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK

Here we've got Olympic lanes and potholes disrupting traffic - in China, on Tuesday, it was a naked man causing traffic problems. The unnamed man f...

Road To Nowhere: 30% Of British Roads Need Repairing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK

Three in ten British roads are in need of urgent pothole repairs, according to the GMB union. A survey by the union found that Britain's roads were...