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Crumbling roads blamed for spike in pothole-related breakdowns

A spike in pothole-related breakdowns since the recent severe weather has been blamed on a lack of investment by the government in the road network in recent years. The RAC has responded to an average of 218 call-outs per day between Sunday 4 March and Tuesday 6 March, compared with 104 per day in the previous month, according to the …

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Call for drivers to slow down and make space when passing breakdowns

Drivers should reduce their speed and increase the gap between their vehicle and any people on the hard shoulder or emergency refuge area on a smart motorway, the RAC has said. The RAC is launching a campaign to draw attention to the risk of breaking down on a motorway in response to a serious incident that occurred on 23 November on …

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