Major rise in those claiming car damage from potholes

first_img Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Previous articleMary Coughlan among those who received 5,000 euro tax breakNext articleMarie Therese Gallagher to be confirmed as Deputy Mayor of Donegal News Highland Major rise in those claiming car damage from potholes Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp News By News Highland – March 27, 2011 Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal center_img There has been a significant increase in the amount of motorists in Donegal who have needed their car fixed after hitting a pothole.The figures related to members of the AA which is calling on drivers to sign a petition putting pressure on local authorities to fix the roads:The survey shows that AA members in Roscommon had the highest number of complaints from drivers who needed their car fixed after hitting a pothole.Wexford, Monaghan, Longford and Mayo were also among the worst offenders for shabby roads.In Donegal, almost 17% of AA member said they had struck a pothole since the start of this year which required a call-out or left their vehicle in need of gardage repair.This is an increase of 2% on the period from September to December last year and almost double the figure prior to 2009.Now the AA is looking for signatures to put pressure on local authorities to carry out repairs -the petition can be signed at www.aaireland.ie/pothole. Pinterest Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img