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Potholed roads have led to a leap in car windscreen damage, according to an AA/Populus survey. Incidents of damaged windscreens have increased 30% this year.

Rise in potholes damaging windscreens

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Potholed roads have led to a leap in car windscreen damage, according to a new survey by the AA.

A poll of around 21,000 AA members showed that 40 per cent of people in the East Midlands had suffered a chipped windscreen in the last two years.

The figure was slightly less for West Midlands at 35 per cent.

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