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Pothole-linked breakdowns hits five-year high, say AA and RAC

Deniz Huseyin
01 November 2023
The RAC Pothole Index reveals drivers are over 1.6 times more likely to break down due to the repeated wear caused by potholes than they were 17 years ago.
The RAC Pothole Index reveals drivers are over 1.6 times more likely to break down due to the repeated wear caused by potholes than they were 17 years ago.
 

Data from both the AA and RAC suggest that the condition of the UK’s local roads is worsening, with a rising number of pothole-related breakdowns.  

The AA reported its worst September dealing with pothole-related breakdowns for five years while the RAC said that pothole-related breakdowns reached a five-year high in the second quarter of 2023.

The AA said it attended 47,223 pothole-related breakdowns – for issues such as tyre, wheel, suspension or steering damage – last...

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