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2014-06-30 04:20:16

DAGENHAM, England, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few months a number of local councils have been given a substantial amount of funding in order to fix the UK's roads. Potholes have become a real issue in the UK as long winters and an increasing amount of traffic have led to the deterioration of roads in both cities and rural areas. As a motorhome owner, potholes are particularly problematic as they can cause issues with your suspension, tyres and tracking....

2014-06-18 12:23:17

Statement of Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, on Bi-Partisan Legislation to Adjust the Gas Tax and Protect the Highway Trust Fund WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding introduction of legislation by Sens. Murphy and Corker to address the failing Highway Trust Fund:...

2014-06-17 12:21:12

Plymouth Rock Assurance Claim Data Reveals Increased Number of Car Insurance Claims due to Damage Caused by Potholes during 2013-2014 Winter; Company Offers Tips to Avoid Pothole Damage RED BANK, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey car insurance group Plymouth Rock Assurance is reporting a sharp increase in the number of pothole related claims received over the last year. From the winter of 2012-2013 to the winter of 2013-2014, Plymouth Rock's ratio of pothole-related claims...

2014-04-24 08:23:23

Hankook Gauge Index taps into Americans' experiences with one of tires' biggest enemies WAYNE, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The dreaded pothole: it's one of the most frustrating obstacles that drivers face. Potholes, which are caused by the accumulation of water within the structure of the road and worsened by traffic, are usually the product of a long winter of steady snow and rain combined with spring thawing. This season, Hankook Tire asked American drivers about their experiences...

2014-04-04 08:21:02

LEYLAND, England, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.streetrepairs.co.uk, an online pothole reporting system that enables the general public to report street-level faults such as potholes quickly and easily to local authorities, is seeking investment from backers via the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo. http://igg.me/at/street-repairs (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140404/679520 ) A report published yesterday has revealed a steady decline in...

2014-03-31 08:23:28

Significant improvement in operational and financial performance JOHANNESBURG, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa" or the "Company") (TSX: ATL; NYSE MKT: ATL; JSE: ATL) announces its operating and financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2013. This release should be read together with the Company's Financial Statements, Management Discussion & Analysis and its annual information form on Form 20-F currently filed...

2014-03-28 08:20:19

LEYLAND, England, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Street Repairs has today has teamed up with Halfords Autocentres to offer a FREE steering, tyre, and suspension check. After analysing data http://www.StreetRepairs.co.uk realised that 86% of reported problems that originated from their online fault reporting system related to potholes and pothole damage to vehicles. This new initiative is yet another way of assisting UK road users when their vehicles are damaged...

2014-03-21 12:20:38

RMA Urges Motorists to Pay Attention to Avoid "Tire vs. Pothole" WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As winter snows recede, an epidemic of potholes has broken out across the nation, luring unsuspecting motorists and their vehicles into concrete or asphalt traps, causing damaged wheels, suspensions and tires. The Rubber Manufacturers Association, the national trade association for tire manufacturers that produce tires in the U.S., is urging motorists to be extra careful to...

2014-03-05 16:20:08

Innovative Product Cuts The Expense Of Road Repair In Half MIAMI, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A polar-vortex winter has been wreaking havoc across the nation. Once the snow melts, the demon will be revealed: winter-related road damage. Potholes. The nemesis of motorists, road crews and municipalities everywhere. Potholes come with the liability of vehicular damage. The liability of putting repair crews on active roadways. The expense of patching potholes. The further expense of...

2014-02-25 12:20:33

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't look now, but you're probably about to hit another pothole. This year's brutal winter weather has resulted in an unprecedented number of potholes appearing on roads and highways across the country, causing considerable damage and unexpected, costly repairs for car owners. "No matter where you drive these days, there's a pothole epidemic and as winter turns to spring, it's only going to get worse," said Rich White, executive...


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