Government announces billions for road network and electric car charging infrastructure


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

'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.
Pothole UK residential road

Councils spent £2bn on road repairs in two years


UK councils have spent nearly £2bn on road repairs since 2017 — and a further £4.2m compensating residents for pot hole damage to their vehicles.
Revealed: the most and least frustrating places to drive in Britain

Revealed: the UK's most annoying spots for drivers


New research claims to have found the places in the UK that are most likely to get on the nerves of British motorists
Pothole damage doubles in a decade, according to RAC

Government to clamp down on bodged roadworks


Road repairers could be held more accountable for shoddy road repairs under plans put forward by the Department for Transport (DfT).
UK Government commits £23m to pothole prevention

UK Government commits £23m to pothole prevention


The Department for Transport will invest £23m in research and trial initiatives at aim to prevent potholes from forming in UK roads.
Philip Hammond Budget 2018 information for car drivers: road tax, fuel duty, pothole repairs, electric cars

Budget 2018: Hammond outlines motoring plans


Chancellor Phillip Hammond has outlined his latest Budget and there is some good news for motorists.
Risk of breakdowns caused by pothole damage doubles in 12 years

Risk of pothole damage doubles in 12 years


According to the RAC, over 14,000 call-outs it's received in the last 12 months have been due to breakdowns caused by damage from potholes.
AA says Learner drivers should have to prove they can spot pothole to pass test

The AA: Learners should be able to spot potholes


Learner drivers should have to prove they can spot and handle potholes to gain a licence, according to the AA.

Potholes a "national disgrace" says AA


A rise in the number of potholes has led to more claims for damage being made in the first four months of the year than the whole of 2017.