The UK’s Pothole Crisis: A £14 Billion Challenge for Road Infrastructure

The UK’s road network faces a significant challenge: a widespread pothole problem. Recent reports from the RAC indicate over 1 million potholes currently plague the nation’s roads, particularly council-controlled routes in England and Wales, where an alarming six potholes are found per mile. This infrastructure issue poses a safety hazard for motorists, cyclists, and motorcyclists, while also incurring significant financial costs.