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I do not know if you are aware of the pronouncement by local councils that they may well abandon the upkeep of lanes and roads considered non-important. I live in Surrey, in a back lane outside the village...
A few weeks ago your column contained an item concerning procedures to be adopted when pursuing the Local Authorities in respect of damage to motor vehicles by potholes where, as in my case, the County...
I wondered if you think it worth making a claim for compensation to a local council regarding damage to my car caused by a particular set of speed humps? In the past year, I have had three springs and...
Which law comes into play so that when approaching a particularly bad pothole (probably obscured by water) one always meets a lorry or other oversized vehicle at the crucial moment and down you go – bang!...
Fired with enthusiasm through reading your columns each week, and fed up with trying to drive down one local road that had a series of three or four deep potholes all in a line, and parked cars both sides...
My local tyre depot, Redpath Tyres in Wooler, were changing over my winter wheels and tyres and discovered that both the nearside and offside front coil springs were broken. My immediate reaction was...
I own, and really enjoy driving, a 2008 Ford Fiesta Titanium (bought about six months ago at Dagenham Motors, Sidcup) fitted with low profile tyres, which are good and fine for ride on decent roads. But...
Hertfordshire County Council is spending or has spent over £200,000 on digital traffic information signs. One of these, in Stevenage, obstructs the view of a driver emerging from his property. Meanwhile...
I wonder how many millions must have been spent on the countless number of 20mph signs now blighting roads in built up areas, many in little-used rural roads. From what I have seen this ridiculous limit...
I saw your recent answer to a correspondent on reporting potholes. I emailed www.fixmystreet.co.uk on Wednesday 8.30pm. Received acknowledgement 9.20am on Thursday, and a further email at 11.20am on Thursday...
 

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