Pothole damage 'cost drivers £100m'
14 January 2014 Last updated at 19:25 GMT
Motorists spent £100m last year repairing damage caused by potholes, according to figures from the RAC.
Call-outs involving broken suspension and damaged wheels were up by two-thirds, with more than 28,000 incidents recorded in 2013.
The south-west of England was on of the worst hit areas. Councils in Devon and Cornwall claiming it would cost more than £1bn to fix roads there.
Duncan Kennedy reports.