Pothole crisis to worsen due to budget cuts, freezing weather and Russia sanctions

Budget cuts, freezing weather and sanctions on Russia are among the factors contributing to the ongoing pothole crisis in the UK.
Giovanna Drago claims she broke her knee when a pothole made her fall off her new e-scooter.

Illegal e-scooter rider sues council over fall

A woman injured while illegally riding an e-scooter is suing Barnet council in London for £30,000 in a case that could have major implications.
Unfilled pothole

Eleven million potholes to go unfilled due to cuts

More than 11 million potholes are set to go unfilled following council budget cuts due to go into effect from April.
How to claim for pothole damage to your car's suspension, wheels and tyres

How to claim for pothole damage to your car

Follow our six-point guide to claiming compensation for damage to your car caused by a pothole
Budget 2021 rules for cars and drivers

Budget 2021: Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlines plans

Rishi Sunak's fiscal plans for roads, cars and vans, including fuel duty, VED road tax, pothole repairs and electric vehicle incentives.
Pothole backlog forces four-month waiting times

Pothole backlog forces four-month waiting times

An increasing backlog of unrepaired potholes has meant that some have been left for up to four months before being filled, it has been reported.
9 in 10 drivers affected by potholes last year

Nine in 10 drivers affected by potholes last year

Nearly nine in 10 drivers were affected by potholes last year, according to new research by road safety charity IAM RoadSmart.
JCB unveils machine that fixes potholes in 8 minutes

JCB unveils machine that fixes potholes in 8 mins

Construction equipment manufacturer JCB has revealed a machine that can fill in potholes in just eight minutes
Government invests in road network and charging infrastructure

Government announces billions for road network

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced investment in Britain’s road network worth billions.
Pothole-related breakdowns increase due to winter storms

Spike in pothole-related breakdowns

Storms at the beginning of the year have contributed to an increase in pothole-related breakdowns, according to new statistics.
Rishi Sunak Chancellor of the Exchequer - Budget 2020

Budget 2020: Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlines plans

Today's Budget was not only Rishi Sunak's first real test in his new role as Chancellor but potentially the trickiest for the Treasury in years.
British roads are worse than Oman’s

Number of potholes will rise by 16% in 10 years

The number of potholes in the UK will rise by nearly a fifth if government investment remains at current levels, according to research by Zurich
Unfilled pothole

'Huge' pothole repair budget disparities by region

UK councils are calling for greater government support, after a new study shows London hugely benefits from disproportionate road repair funding.