Cyclists can report a pothole
on a Fill The Hole website which geotags and logs every pothole
reported so that if an incident occurs, the council can not say they were unaware of the hole.
Unfortunately because there isn't enough money to claim against if they hurt damage their of potholes
p , aving to hoice me be e properly repair all the potholes
, councils are having make the choice to leave some unfilled and prepared for the fact that they might have to pay individual compensation if an incident involving that pothole
Instead, we have inefficient patch-andmend of a never-ending pothole
plague where hard-pressed councils take one step forward and two steps back.
Include the hashtag along with the address or nearest intersection of the pothole
location in any tweet and MetroCall will get the message.
Mr Jones said filling potholes
was the cheapest option to remove defects and provide a defence against any claims.
His advice for spotting potholes
is: | Puddles: "If there are places for water to collect on the road, it could mean there is a pothole
How to avoid them: "Quite often, driving a little wider away from the curb can help you avoid potholes
, but make sure you don't confuse people that you're turning right
He further said, "All potholes
in Bengaluru are black holes, where this Siddaramaiah Government is working.
If you damage your vehicle as a result of a rogue pothole
, follow these steps:
According to figures collected by the FIXMYSTREET website, the areas of Nuneaton and Bedworth have some of the worst figures in the country, with just 14 out of every 100 reported potholes
Which is strange in a way, for parts of the country - indeed, parts of Birmingham - really do face an imminent pothole
crisis, with reduced government funding leading to overall cuts in councils' road maintenance budgets by almost a third over the past six years.
The council has paid out more than PS80,000 in pothole
damage compensation in five years.