Ask Honest John

Most recently answered potholes questions
Ten days ago whilst travelling down the A11, south of Newmarket, in my Citroen Berlingo I hit one of several very deep holes in the centre of the dual carriageway. All power ceased, hazard lights operated...
We live in a quiet, privately-owned cul de sac linked to a minor road. Some months ago we were consulted about the installation of speed bumps on the minor road. I replied and quite clearly stated there...
I have a 4-year-old BMW 320 diesel Touring automatic, which is fine in all respects and has behaved immaculately since purchased new. It is fitted with Primacy runflat tyres. My problem is that the ride...
I have just returned from spending a week at my sister’s house in France. She lives just south of Cherbourg and I know for a fact that they experienced much the same winter as we did. In fact, when the...
Hertfordshire Highways is struggling to fill in pot-holes caused by the recent bad weather (and by poor maintenance over many years). Yet it is able to install a set of road humps in a neighbouring village...
Our council tax is to be increased to pay for the damage due to snow and frost. Can you please point out how much revenue the government takes from the motorist and how much it puts back into the infrastructure...
One evening last week I hit a large hole in a road in Burnham, Bucks with the result that one of my alloy wheels has been buckled and must be replaced. The impact felt so severe that I have booked the...
While in the local depot having new tyres fitted I spent the waiting time looking at the discarded tyres in their disposal cage. It was quite illuminating to see just how many had severe damage to their...
It was clear to me that when speed humps started to be installed on our roads, that nobody thought about snowploughs. The avenue on which I live has full width speed humps along its length, and during...
I have this week sustained damage totalling nearly £800 to my beloved BMW 728i Sport. The o/s/f coil spring snapped. And a tyre was subsequently damaged. I propose suing West Sussex County Council (WSCC)...
 

Value my car