February 25, 2009

Cold Weather Increases Potholes

Recent cold weather has caused a steep increase in the amount of vehicles being damaged by potholes. This is caused by rainwater, which gets into cracks within tarmac, due to cold weather this then freezes and expands within the crack causing the bitumen to break up.

The consistent cold weather meant this has been happening on a daily basis throughout Decemeber, motorists are warned to look out for potholes in roads as driving over these at regular speeds may cause damage to your vehicles suspension.

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