The Director of the RAC Foundation is warning people across the south of Scotland and Cumbria that there is a major roads maintenance backlog.
Steve Goodring says that individual councils are doing what they can with limited budgets, but that people shouldn't have to deal with damaged cars due to potholes.
It's been announced that Dumfries and Galloway Council has received the fifth-highest number of pothole compensation claims of all Scottish councils in the last year.
Almost 300 claims were made, but only 28 of these were successful. In total, the council paid out more than £6,000 to claimants.
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The M6 has reopened in both directions following recovery work after a three vehicle road traffic collision.
Police were called at 3.21pm following a report of a HGV colliding with the central reservation causing the vehicle to overturn on to the southbound carriageway. The HGV collided with two other vehicles and shed its load. This occurred on the M6 at the Low Hurst Railway Bridge.
The driver of the HGV suffered minor injuries and was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary.
Also involved in the collision was a Peugeot Boxer. Three occupants suffered minor injuries and were taken to the Cumberland Infirmary.
The third vehicle was a silver Nissan Almeria and the driver was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary with minor injuries.
Police would like to thank the public for their patience as agencies quickly managed to return one of the county’s major routes back to normality.
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The Government has announced that Cumbria is set to benefit from almost £1.5 million to help with pothole repairs.
The county has been hit particularly hard following the widespread flooding in December.
Councils across the north west have been allocated £6.4 million, with Cumbria receiving the largest share.
The money will be used to fix the estimated 27,000 potholes across the county.
It's been announced that the A591 will re-open on May 13th.
The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, made the announcement during a visit to the damaged road.
Huge parts of the road, which is main route linking the North and South Lakes, were washed away after Storm Desmond hit the region in December.