More than £200 million will be allocated to English councils to improve road surfaces, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.
A new study has found that the development of self-driving vehicles in the UK is being hampered by potholes on roads and poor broadband.
Funding for plastic roads that could stop potholes from forming is among the new technology being backed by the Government as part of research and trials to future proof UK highways.
Drivers are two-and-a-half times more likely to suffer a pothole-related breakdown than in 2006, according to new figures.
The fastest councils in Britain aim to fill severe potholes within minutes – but others take more than a day, new figures show.
THE state of Britain's roads is stopping more people from cycling, a survey has suggested.
POTHOLES are costing drivers and insurers at least £1 million a month in total due to massive car repair bills, according to estimates from the AA.
MOTORISTS bombarded councils with complaints about potholes at a rate of 660 calls a day last winter, new figures reveal.
A RADICAL shake-up of the way Scotland’s roads are repaired is being considered as transport chiefs admit they don’t have enough cash to deal with a £1.2 billion pothole backlog.
FORGET climate change, the sun running out of power or a nuclear war — mankind could meet its end by being sucked back into the ground.