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Traffic congestion Worcester's biggest gripe? Not any more

16 September 2014 - 9:33pm
TRAFFIC congestion no longer tops people's concerns for what bothers them most about Worcester - falling to second place for the first time in three years.

York high up fixed potholes league table

13 September 2014 - 8:45am
THE number of potholes fixed on streets in York has put the city high up in a national league.

Analysis: New AA FD will hope governance potholes are filled

12 September 2014 - 11:44am
A NEW FD at the AA will be hoping that the recently-listed motoring group's corporate governance concerns have been put to bed when their tenure starts.

Making travel quick, safe for cars, bikes, walkers

10 September 2014 - 11:30pm
Cellphones that warn drivers when people are crossing in front of them. Bicycles and cars that communicate with traffic lights. Sensors in cars that quickly alert other drivers to black ice, potholes or ...

RAC launches pothole app for mobile phones

8 September 2014 - 10:09pm
It allows users to send information from a smartphone directly to their local authority if they spot a nuisance.

City starts £750,000 pothole repairs

8 September 2014 - 1:52pm
A £750,000 road repair scheme is getting under way west of Swansea to tackle cracks and potholes before winter.

Business losing out to pothole woes

7 September 2014 - 4:15pm
A POTHOLE-RIDDLED road in Weston has been diverting trade away from the area, according to a businessman affected.

End of the road for pothole plague

6 September 2014 - 10:50am
FOR more than a year they have plagued a Hampshire street, driving frustrated residents round the bend.

Stoke-on-Trent councillors back call for more pothole cash

6 September 2014 - 10:24am
COUNCILLORS have called for more Government funding to repair potholes on Stoke-on-Trent's roads. Members of Stoke-on-Trent City Council backed a motion – proposed by deputy leader Gwen Hassall – requesting additional money from Whitehall. Mrs Hassall said roads in urban areas such as the city had been badly affected by severe winter weather. She said: "This council strongly urges Central ...

End of the road for pothole plague

6 September 2014 - 6:51am
FOR more than a year they have plagued a Hampshire street, driving frustrated residents round the bend.

Highways Agency

5 September 2014 - 5:18pm
A £200,000 machine which can fix potholes in two minutes flat could be the cure for Britain’s bumpy roads.

Google's driverless cars 'can't use 99pc of roads'

1 September 2014 - 4:06pm
Detractors of Google's driverless cars criticise the technology because it can't use 99pc of roads, park itself, avoid potholes or drive in the rain, but they miss the real problem: most humans are also utterly incapable of driving a car safely

Google's driverless car WON'T work in heavy rain or snow, insider reveals

1 September 2014 - 3:57pm
Google’s car (pictured) can’t currently cope in heavy rain or snow – or find its way around 99 per cent of the US, an insider has admitted.

£500,000 extra to repair Wokingham's potholes

1 September 2014 - 8:20am
The cash adds to the existing £2.5 million Wokingham Borough Council has to repair roads after the wettest winter in decades

Government wants pothole filling progress reports from Herefordshire Council

28 August 2014 - 11:59am
The reports are a condition that comes with more than £2 million in extra funding

Potholes are being filled in...after a 40-year wait

27 August 2014 - 2:16pm
THE 40-YEAR wait for a potholed street to be resurfaced is finally over.

'Appalling' drop in the number of potholes being repaired

27 August 2014 - 8:13am
Recent data reveals only 68.6% of reported potholes in Surrey were repaired - compared to 98% in 2011

Foreign hauliers now pay their share for UK roads upkeep

22 August 2014 - 11:24pm
FOREIGN hauliers have paid more than £17 million to the Government in the last four months since a levy was introduced – enough to repair almost a third of a million potholes.Since April, truckers driving vehicles of 12 tonnes or more from the continent have had to pay a fee before using our roads.Charges vary between £1.70 and £10 per day, or £85 to £1,000 per year, with the aim of creating a ...

Pothole solution being trialled

22 August 2014 - 11:09am
A POSSIBLE solution to helping better tackle potholes is being trialled by roadworkers in Caithness. Gaping holes in the road surface are one of the biggest bugbears for motorists in the county, as elsewhere in the country.

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