Sunflower oil cooks up pothole plan
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Scientists say sunflower oil could create self-healing roads

Scientists are tackling the pothole scourge by looking into how roads could mend themselves.

The magic ingredient, according to one University of Nottingham researcher, could be sunflower oil.

Trials are taking place and Highways England is positive.

Among those hoping for a solution is a cyclist who landed on his head in Warwickshire.

The full story is on BBC Inside Out West Midlands at 19:30 GMT on BBC One on Monday 26 February, and via iPlayer for seven days afterwards.

  • 24 Feb 2018
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