Council in Scotland defines what makes a pothole a pothole

Large deep pothole an example of poor road maintance due to reducing local council repair budgets
Large deep pothole an example of poor road maintance due to reducing local council repair budgets


A council has redefined how a pothole is classified – after reports have emerged that half of AA members in Scotland have had damage done to their cars as a result of poor road surfaces.

Perth and Kinross Council has announced that potholes must be 60mm deep before the council can even consider getting them repaired.