Big freeze potholes

The big freeze is causing a rise in reports of dangerous potholes on the region's roads.

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AA warns of pothole danger

The AA is warning of the dangers of an increasing number of potholes appearing on our roads following the big freeze. The motoring organisation says 10% of its callouts are due to punctures, some caused by cars hitting holes in the road.

Potholes are caused by water seeping under the roads surface then freezing and expanding there and breaking up the road.

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