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The Utility Truck Can Exterminate a Pothole Every 120 Seconds

Getting  work crews out to patch roads is sometimes more trouble than its worth. It snarls traffic for hours at a time, costs councils hundreds of thousands of pounds annually, and typically only fixes the problem for a short time. But this gravel-blasting utility truck aims to make the permanent patch process faster than firing a gunstick. Read More >>

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Government Invests £30,000 in Cycling Charity's Pothole Location App

The Department for Transport has given cycling charity Cyclists' Touring Club a £30k Christmas bonus, allowing the bike enthusiasts to extend and develop a smartphone app that tells councils where the largest and most dangerous potholes are on our dilapidated streets and roads. Read More >>

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Britain's Mess of Road Potholes Could Cover the Isle of Wight

Stats on the state of our roads have concluded that we have around 295 square miles of potholes in the UK, enough, if combined through some sort of continental drift disaster, to fill an area twice the size of the Isle of Wight. Read More >>

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Google Street View Could Be the Best Road Crew Ever

Potholes are not a joke. They get in your way, damage your car and make you spill a Starbucks Venti's worth of coffee on your already-dingy upholstered seats. But new research shows that Google Street View may be all municipalities need to correct the problem. Read More >>

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