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I noticed that someone else had written to you about damage to their car from a newly-tarred road surface. I asked your advise in August 2012 and over one year later I am pleased to report that your recommendation...
My car, a Citroen C4 1.6 HDI, broke down with a very loud cracking noise from under the bonnet. The franchised dealer found the alternator drive belt was breaking up due to road grit ingress and the noise...
Earlier today we were returning from Wembury Point near Plymouth when we encountered a South West Highways road resurfacing crew coming in the opposite direction. It was on a narrow road and all seemed...
When driving through roadworks where there are a series of average speed cameras - 4 for example, is the average speed calculated between each camera in turn (1 to 2, 2 to 3, etc ) and so technically...
In June this year I came across a freshly resurfaced B-road. I kept my speed below 20mph and could hear the odd stone chip under the car. When I turned into my gravel driveway all four wheels become 'pebbledashed'....
The poor quality of road surfaces in this country is frequently discussed in your column. Many factors are blamed, but in my experience the surfaces of roads in towns are in a dreadful state almost entirely...
I pick up the grandchildren from school and travel on a two-lane dual carriageway. Yesterday, one lane was blocked for roadworks and the usual signs showing "Lane closed 800/600/400/200 yards” were in...
Am I alone in thinking that the practice of resurfacing roads with a thin layer of tar and granite pebbles, often in the summer when the tar is in a permanently melted state, is not only irritating but...
Like JL, I had a dislodged kerbstone outside my house, I reported it to Bexley council at 10.00am. At midday workmen turned up and cemented the kerbstone back in place. Excellent service.
You often publicise issues that seem unfair to road users: speed humps, road repairs, inappropriate speed enforcement and unfair parking charges, for example. Motorists are a huge proportion of the (voting)...
 

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