AIA says the challenge of improving the local network goes beyond filling potholes

The Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) has said the challenge of improving the local network goes beyond filling in potholes. Rick Green, Chair of the Asphalt Industry Alliance said he was ‘optimistic’ that the Government’s recent £8.3 billion extra money for roads could improve their condition over the next decade. Commenting on National Pothole Day, he […]

AIA says road statistics highlight reliance on local roads

Traffic on local roads is returning to pre-pandemic levels faster than on either the strategic road network or railways.  That’s just one of the trends highlighted on RoadFile, the online hub of road-related statistics delivered by the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA). The latest collated data forms part of a comprehensive update of publicly available information for the […]

RAC deals with 10,000 pothole-related breakdowns in first three months of 2023

The RAC is reporting that its patrols rescued 10,076 drivers who had fallen foul of potholes in the first three months of the year, a 39% increase on the same period a year ago. Damaged shock absorbers, broken suspension springs and distorted wheels – issues most likely caused by poor road surfaces – accounted for […]

AIA calls on local authorities to submit evidence for next ALARM survey

The Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) is calling on councils to make submissions that will help form the next Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey, dure to be published in the spring. This year will see the publication of the 26th consecutive survey, which investigates the effects of funding and maintenance levels on the condition of […]


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