Hit a pothole, found a pothole, or just fed up with potholes?

With potholes estimated to cause as many as 1 in 10 mechanical failures on UK roads and costing motorists an estimated £730 million every year, Potholes.co.uk has been created to help you avoid the cost and misery they cause...

Whether your car's been damaged by a pothole and you want to know how to make a claim against a local council or you just want to report a poor piece of road, this is the place you'll find the information you need.

If you've got issues with potholes, let others know about them by reporting them and writing a story. On this site find advice from people all across the country who have been through the same thing.

  • Potholes are a major factor in causing axle & suspension failure, which costs British motorists an estimated £2.8 billion every year.
  • Authorities currently pay out more than £30 million in compensation claims due to poor roads.
  • Road maintenance in England and Wales is underfunded by around 55%, or £1 billion every year.

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