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Coroner questions risk-based pothole policy after fall kills cyclist ... - Highways Magazine

Google News - 17 November 2017 - 11:07am

Highways Magazine

Coroner questions risk-based pothole policy after fall kills cyclist ...
Highways Magazine
A coroner has warned that a council's new 'risk-based' policy on repairing potholes will 'increase the risk of future deaths'. Coroner Peter Sigee raised his ...

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Relaxed rules on deep pothole repairs could lead to death of more cyclists, coroner warns - Lancashire Telegraph

Google News - 17 November 2017 - 7:22am

Lancashire Telegraph

Relaxed rules on deep pothole repairs could lead to death of more cyclists, coroner warns
Lancashire Telegraph
CYCLISTS could die because of new Government rules relaxing repairs to deep potholes, a coroner has warned. The warning came following the death of 83-year-old Roger Hamer, who suffered fatal injuries after hitting a pothole on a road in the Rossendale ...
New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warnsITV News
Coroner questions risk-based pothole policy after fall kills cyclist ...Highways Magazine

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City of Spokane doubles equipment to help fill potholes - KHQ Right Now

Google News - 17 November 2017 - 2:29am

KHQ Right Now

City of Spokane doubles equipment to help fill potholes
KHQ Right Now
The roads are rougher in certain areas but the city has double the equipment now to try and fill the potholes. They have two trucks with two added pothole trailers. "We have doubled our ability to have warmed up cold mix out in the field in the ...

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New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns - BT.com

Google News - 16 November 2017 - 12:22pm

BT.com

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns
BT.com
Cyclists could die because of new Government rules relaxing repairs to deep potholes, a coroner has warned. Peter Sigee, assistant coroner for Greater Manchester North, said an apparent change in procedure on when potholes are deemed deep enough to ...

bengaluru potholes: Bengaluru 4th deadliest city for motorists - The ... - Economic Times

Google News - 16 November 2017 - 5:52am

Economic Times

bengaluru potholes: Bengaluru 4th deadliest city for motorists - The ...
Economic Times
Bengaluru is under enormous pressure to fill tens of thousands of craterous holes caused by heavy monsoon rain, after a slew of road deaths blamed on ...
Photos | Bumpy rides and potholes: What Bengaluru faces on deadly roadsHindustan Times

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Relaxed rules on deep pothole repairs could lead to death of more cyclists, coroner warns - Lancashire Telegraph

Google News - 15 November 2017 - 11:45am

Lancashire Telegraph

Relaxed rules on deep pothole repairs could lead to death of more cyclists, coroner warns
Lancashire Telegraph
CYCLISTS could die because of new Government rules relaxing repairs to deep potholes, a coroner has warned. The warning came following the death of 83-year-old Roger Hamer, who suffered fatal injuries after hitting a pothole on a road in the Rossendale ...

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PHOTO: More potholes! - Jamaica Observer

Google News - 15 November 2017 - 6:56am

Jamaica Observer

PHOTO: More potholes!
Jamaica Observer
Continued rain has eroded this road in Jacob Hut, Clarendon, severely affecting both motorists and pedestrians. (Photo: Garfield Robinson. Continued rain has eroded this road in Jacob Hut, Clarendon, severely affecting both motorists and pedestrians.

Cheeky man 'catches' fish from Nairobi potholes - Nairobi News

Google News - 15 November 2017 - 3:24am

Nairobi News

Cheeky man 'catches' fish from Nairobi potholes
Nairobi News
A cheeky Nairobian is on a mission to expose the city's pothole menace after he went 'fishing' on several spots. The man, identified as Patrick Ngugi on Twitter (@ThePatrickNgugi), posted the hilarious photos of himself fishing complete with his catch ...

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Another Patil-ism: potholes don't mean sky has fallen - The Hindu

Google News - 15 November 2017 - 2:05am

The Hindu

Another Patil-ism: potholes don't mean sky has fallen
The Hindu
Potholes are nothing new, and it's not a big deal if they continue to plague roads, Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Chandrakant Patil said on Tuesday. The shocker is the latest from the senior Cabinet Minister, who has been targeted by the ...

Dedicated team to fill potholes - The Hindu

Google News - 15 November 2017 - 2:05am

Dedicated team to fill potholes
The Hindu
Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil on Tuesday said he will direct Mangaluru City Corporation to raise a dedicated team comprising at least two personnel and a vehicle to fill potholes as and when they appear on roads. Responding to a query on ...

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Potholes don't mean sky has fallen, says Mumbai PWD minister - The Hindu

Google News - 14 November 2017 - 6:27pm

The Hindu

Potholes don't mean sky has fallen, says Mumbai PWD minister
The Hindu
Potholes are nothing new, and it's not a big deal if they continue to plague roads, Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Chandrakant Patil said on Tuesday. The shocker is the latest from the senior Cabinet Minister, who has been targeted by the ...

“Filling in potholes is no substitute for more dynamic infrastructure” – LeasePlan MD - Tyrepress.com

Google News - 14 November 2017 - 1:31pm

“Filling in potholes is no substitute for more dynamic infrastructure” – LeasePlan MD
Tyrepress.com
Commenting on this situation, Matt Dyer, LeasePlan UK's managing director, says: “The number of potholes on British roads are increasing and simply filling them in is no substitute for modernising Britain's road network. Alarmingly, our research ...

Cyclists will die thanks to new pothole policy, coroner tells Gov't - Bike Biz

Google News - 14 November 2017 - 12:54pm

Bike Biz

Cyclists will die thanks to new pothole policy, coroner tells Gov't
Bike Biz
A coroner has written to the transport secretary telling him that the DfT's new pothole repair policy will "increase the risk of future deaths, in particular to cyclists." This follows the death of an 83-year-old who hit a pothole while riding his bike ...

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A pothole's position in the road is as important as its size says Cycling UK, as councils claim some are too small ... - road.cc

Google News - 14 November 2017 - 12:25pm

road.cc

A pothole's position in the road is as important as its size says Cycling UK, as councils claim some are too small ...
road.cc
On Saturday, we reported on the case of Iain Turnbull who was left with concussion and cuts after going over his handlebars on a pothole, but who was refused compensation by North Yorkshire county council as the road had been inspected a week earlier ...

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns - ITV News

Google News - 14 November 2017 - 10:44am

ITV News

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns
ITV News
Cyclists could die because of new Government rules relaxing repairs to deep potholes, a coroner has warned. Peter Sigee, assistant coroner for Greater Manchester North, said an apparent change in procedures on when potholes are deemed deep enough ...
Coroner questions risk-based pothole policy after fall kills cyclistHighways Magazine

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New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns - ITV News

Google News - 14 November 2017 - 10:44am

ITV News

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns
ITV News
Cyclists could die because of new Government rules relaxing repairs to deep potholes, a coroner has warned. Peter Sigee, assistant coroner for Greater Manchester North, said an apparent change in procedures on when potholes are deemed deep enough ...

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