Potholes are 'a national embarrassment'

The fact that one-third of our members have had their car damaged by potholes is a damning indictment of the state of our roads - they're a national embarrassment.

More broadly, it doesn't reflect well on the standing of our nation in the eyes of tourists and indeed foreign investors. A decent road infrastructure must be a minimum requirement for a progressive 21st century country.

– Edmund King, AA president

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Potholes 'affect third of vehicles'

Almost a third of people in Wales have experienced damage to their cars because of potholes, according to the AA. The company says the problem is getting worse due to poor weather.