- West Country
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According to the RAC, £190,000 was paid out in compensation for damage caused by potholes in the West Country last year.
They say over five hundred motorists made successful claims.
Wiltshire saw the biggest number with 433 claimants, costing the authority more than a £120,000.
Now, to an issue we know many of you care deeply about - potholes.
We've been asking for your thoughts and comments on the issue and you've not held back.
Here's Ian Axton:
Potholes are one of those things which really get motorists hot under the collar, so you won't be surprised to hear that when we appealed for you to get in touch with your own horror stories, we were inundated.
The recent cold snap has made the situation on many roads much worse. Jonathan Gibson has been taking a look at a few of the ones you've highlighted:
Thanks to everyone who's got in touch with us so far on this issue - some amazing images and tales. It's been such a talking point that we've decided to try to find the worst pothole in the West Country.
If you've got any photos of potholes near you then we'd love to see them. You can either email them to us - that's firstname.lastname@example.org - Tweet them to us or post them on our Facebook page.