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Councils paid £2.8m to drivers for damage caused by potholes in 2017/18, new figures have revealed.
The Government has announced a £23m funding boost to develop new technology that can stop potholes from forming.
The last quarter of last year saw one of the lowest percentage shares of Winter pothole-related faults on record, according to the RAC.
Oxfordshire County Council could be rolling out ‘smart’ cars to help detect potholes quickly.
Councils are increasingly adopting a ‘risk-based’ approach to filling in potholes, an analysis of council response times to calls about road defects has found.
A lack of sufficient funding to maintain local roads means potholes are ‘wreaking havoc’ with drivers, motoring body says.
Gloucestershire County Council has appointed Ringway Infrastructure Services to deliver a new multi-million pound highways maintenance contract for the county.
The Government is not doing ‘nearly enough’ to improve the state of the roads in the UK, road users say.
Warwickshire County Council is facing possible legal action after delays in repairing a pothole led to the death of a cyclist.
Local authority leaders have called for more funding for local road maintenance as second quarter pothole-related breakdowns hit a three-year high.