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The rise of UK's 'crumbling roads'

A third of drivers have suffered damage to their vehicles from potholes over the last two years, a survey suggests.

A third of drivers have suffered damage to their vehicles from potholes over the last two years, a survey suggests.

A third also rated the condition of their local roads as poor, very poor or "terrible", according to the AA/Populus survey of nearly 23,000 drivers.

Meanwhile, the Asphalt Industry Alliance says councils may need as much as £10.5bn to bring the country's "crumbling roads" into good condition.

Judith Moritz reports.

  • 14 Mar
  • From the section UK