National Pothole Day

RAC calls for more local guidance as pothole patrols rise

15/01/2024

RAC patrols attended nearly 30,000 pothole-related breakdowns over the course of 2023, up by a third (33%) on 2022 levels.

National Pothole Day sees new reporting apps launched

15/01/2024

To mark Pothole Day, Cycling UK has announced plans to launch a refreshed version of its pothole reporting tool, Fill That Hole.

AIA: Give our Highways Heroes the support they need

15/01/2021

Asphalt Industry Alliance chair Rick Green has sent a message to the sector for National Pothole Day, congratulating the 'heroes' of the roads industry and calling for more support from central government.

National Pothole Day survey finds network in decline

15/01/2021

A major survey taken to mark National Pothole Day has found that 81% of local authorities believe the pothole crisis has become worse over the last five years.

National Pothole Day: Are we in crisis?

14/01/2020

National Pothole Day 2020 saw campaigners call for £1.5bn more a year to tackle the local maintenance backlog and make the roads safer.

UltraCrete to sponsor National Pothole Day 2020

22/11/2019

UltraCrete has teamed up with ‘Mr Pothole’ AKA Mark Morrell to promote National Pothole Day on Wednesday 15th January 2020.

Happy Pothole Day! RSTA calls local roads ‘a national disgrace’

08/03/2018

On the fourth annual National Pothole Day, a leading industry body has declared that potholes on local roads have gone from a local problem to ‘a national disgrace’.

The Long Read: Closing the testing gap

08/03/2018

To mark National Pothole day, David Smith, development director at FM Conway, looks at how material testing that simulates real-world conditions will support the sector to deliver a road network that’s fit for the 21st century.

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.

Third National Pothole Day to take place

04/01/2017

The UK’s third National Pothole Day will take place on 16 January 2017 with the public invited to highlight repair issues near them.

Second National Pothole Day to take place

11/01/2016

The UK’s second National Pothole Day will take place on Friday (15 January 2016).

National Pothole Day receives industry backing

15/01/2015

National Pothole Day is taking place today (Thursday 15 January) and has received wide support from the industry.

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