Ten important facts about potholes
With the government pledging £200 million to fix roads, we look at just how bad they are
Posted: 20 Mar 2014
You could buy a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected military vehicle for each Local Authority in the UK
Here's an alternative solution. Instead of filling the potholes, the government could instead purchase a weapons-grade military vehicle for each of the 455 local authorities in Britain, vehicles which don't give a damn whether they're rolling over potholes or not.
With your average MRAP costing around £320k, that leaves plenty of spare change and, of course, future-proofs our nation against otter invasion. You're welcome, Britain.