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
Local authorities receive an average of 363 compensation claims each year as a result of potholes
Mostly these compensation claims cover damage to wheels or bodywork, but in extreme cases will be seeking to recover the cost of the helicopter employed to hoist the victim out of an especially deep pothole.