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Pothole damage 'cost drivers £100m'

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.

  • 14 Jan 2014
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