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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Cloudier on Monday although it will stay dry.
Turning cloudy in the east overnight. Sunny spells tomorrow.