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RSTA calls for action on National Pothole Day

16/01/2017

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has put out a call for action to address the state of the UK's deteriorating local road network.

RSTA: Investment in roads needed to cope with increased traffic

15/11/2016

The head of the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) says increased traffic on the network demonstrates the need for well maintained roads.

RSTA welcomes Major Road Network study

18/10/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has welcomed the publication of the Rees Jeffrey’s Report ‘A Major Road Network for England’.

RSTA calls on Chancellor to focus on local roads

04/10/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond, to recognise the value of local roads in his upcoming Autumn Statement.

RSTA wants national standard for repairing potholes

01/08/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on local authorities to agree on a national standard when it comes to repairing potholes.  

Hertfordshire’s pothole approach saves £730,000

21/07/2016

Hertfordshire County Council’s new inspection approach to tackling potholes has helped the local authority save £730,000.

RSTA: Spend more money on roads to cope with rise in car journeys

20/06/2016

A predicted rise in car journeys underlines the need for a well maintained road network, according to the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA).

RSTA to offer industry insight at this year’s Highways SIB

26/04/2016

The highways sector will be able to gain an insight into how surface treatments contribute towards local authorities asset management plans during a one-hour interactive workshop put on by the Road Surface Treatments Association at this year’s Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) event.

RSTA wants extra funding for flood damaged roads

11/01/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on the government to provide extra funding for the repair of flood damaged roads.

Pothole problem covers 12,000 miles, report reveals

19/11/2015

Almost 12,000 miles of roads are blighted by potholes, according to a report carried out by LV=Road Rescue.

Video highlights importance of surface dressing

08/09/2015

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) and the British Motorcyclists Federation (BMF) have produced a new video which explains why surface dressing is an important road maintenance technique for keeping bikers safe.

RSTA warning over local roads funding

13/07/2015

Reduced government funding of local authorities could lead to further deterioration in the road network, the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has warned.

New surfacing guide launched

16/06/2015

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has launched a definitive industry guide to a variety of surfacing techniques that are used to maintain the highway network.

RSTA: Invest in roads to improve economy

15/06/2015

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on the government to fully recognise the social and economic benefits of a well-maintained road network.

More funding needed to repair flood-damaged roads

05/03/2014

Howard Robinson from the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) wants the government to provide extra funding for road repair and maintenance.

Roads underspend should be used to address pothole crisis

03/03/2014

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) wants spare funds to be used to help address the UK’s deteriorating road network.

RSTA calls for real action on deteriorating road network

31/10/2013

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on Chancellor George Osborne to use his forthcoming Autumn Statement as an opportunity to announce real action to tackle the UK’s crumbling road network.

RSTA welcomes long-term funding for roads

24/07/2013

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has welcomed the possibility of greater long-term certainty of road maintenance funding, but has issued a note of caution.

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