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Cost of pothole damage rises despite drop in mileage

Road pothole

New research indicates that the impact of the pandemic has resulted in the average driver reducing their mileage by 42% over the last year, yet there has been NO equivalent drop in the pothole damage to the nation’s vehicles. This year’s PIT Report (Pothole Impact Tracker) for Kwik Fit reveals …

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Third of cars damaged by potholes – new study

Road pothole

Potholes have caused damage to nearly a third of cars in Britain, according to new research by Citroen UK. In a study of 2,000 UK drivers, 32% said their car had been damaged after hitting a pothole and the average repair cost was £141.95. Worse still – 11% of the …

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Top 50 most stressful things about driving

Driving a car

Loud passengers, driving in an unknown area and overtaking cyclists are among the biggest worries for drivers. A study of 2,000 motorists revealed almost half said other drivers make them more concerned on the roads than they do themselves, while a third said driving is often the most stressful time …

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Citroen helps smooth over UK’s potholes

Citroen helps smooth over Surrey potholes

Citroen has teamed up with Surrey County Council to fill in 200 potholes using an innovative new system. Enlisting the help of new C5 Aircross SUV Brand Ambassador, Austin Healey, Citroen UK repaired the potholes caused by heavy traffic or severe weather with a little help from Nu-Phalt Contracting’s Jetpatcher …

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Pothole reports nearly double to half a million

Road pothole

More than half a million potholes were reported by members of the public to local authorities in Britain for repair in 2017 – an increase of 44% on two years earlier. According to an RAC freedom of information request made to 212 councils in England, Scotland and Wales, 512,270 potholes …

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