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An Ongoing Struggle With The Pothole

A problem that just won’t seem to go away for drivers across the whole of the UK are potholes – especially if the results of a new report by the RAC is anything to go on. According to their figures, between January and March 2017, the RAC dealt with over 6,500 breakdowns, which were likely attributable to poor road surfaces. The last time that so many pothole-related breakdowns were recorded in a three-month period was in the first quarter of 2015 (almost 6,900 breakdowns were recorded then). However, in the early months of 2015, the country was subjected to more days of frost and rainfall when compared to the first three months of 2017, when the nation experienced mild and moderately dry conditions. Continue reading

Pray the Potholes Away?

Bill Crittenden of the The Crittenden Automotive Library reports on an American pothole issue:  The mayor of the largest city in the State of Mississippi, the state that you might remember being in the news for still including the Confederate battle flag in the upper corner of its state flag, has an interesting new way to keep up with road repairs without incurring additional costs. Continue reading

Will Election Result In Better Roads? What Do You Think?

For those of you who have been on another planet, or dead, we are in the run-up to a general election. For those not in the know, the run-up to a general election consists of a period of some weeks that actually feel like months when eventually we will elect yet another band of useless individuals who will spend the next five years fudging issues and basically not getting very much done. Continue reading