Thousands for pothole damages

The region's local authorities are paying thousands of pounds to motorists in compensation for damage caused to their cars by potholes.

Motorists paid thousands in pothole compensation

by Kate Bunkall

Thousands of pounds in compensation is being paid out by councils across the South East to drivers whose cars have been damaged by pot holes.

Drivers that ITV Meridian has spoken to - say conditions are getting worse rather than better, but local authorities insist they are spending millions of pounds to improve conditions. Motoring organisations say the state of our roads is now motorists' top concern. Kate Bunkall reports.