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Authorities Are Not Happy With Rod Stewart’s Decision to Fix Potholes on a Public Road
Authorities Are Not Happy With Rod Stewart’s Decision to Fix Potholes on a Public Road

16 Mar 2022, 05:02 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / He will have to do without his Ferrari for a while, because authorities say residents should leave road-fixing to the pros or risk “putting themselves at risk”

 
Banana Tree Becomes Unlikely Pothole Warning Sign in Florida
Banana Tree Becomes Unlikely Pothole Warning Sign in Florida

9 Sep 2021, 09:51 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Potholes are dangerous, and they get even more so after it rains, because you cannot see them anymore. A man from Florida has come up with a solution.

 
JCB’s New PotholePro Can Repair a Pothole in Under 8 Minutes
JCB’s New PotholePro Can Repair a Pothole in Under 8 Minutes

12 Jan 2021, 07:31 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The latest machine from the equipment manufacturer will considerably cut down costs and repair times, as evidenced by trials preceding the announcement

 
Street Artists Trains for Moonwalking on Busy Street in India
Street Artists Trains for Moonwalking on Busy Street in India

3 Sep 2019, 14:59 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Baadal Nanjundaswamy lives in Bengaluru, India, and was able to get a street fixed by shooting a now-viral video in which he pretends he’s walking on the Moon

 
Fed-Up Toronto Residents Turn Large Pothole Into Tomato Garden
Fed-Up Toronto Residents Turn Large Pothole Into Tomato Garden

23 Aug 2018, 12:05 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade: a prankster planted tomatoes in a large pothole and it’s now become the “community garden”

 
Learner Drivers Should Have Pothole Hazard Added to Driving Test, AA Says
Learner Drivers Should Have Pothole Hazard Added to Driving Test, AA Says

2 Jul 2018, 11:38 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Advice on what to do when coming across potholes should also be included in the Highway Code, the motorist organization believes

 
Unsurprisingly, Domino’s Pizza Is Very Bad at Paving Potholes
Unsurprisingly, Domino’s Pizza Is Very Bad at Paving Potholes

13 Jun 2018, 13:02 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Pizza company’s latest campaign, Paving for Pizza, is more about marketing and good publicity than about solving an actual problem

 
Britain is Testing Flying Robots That Can Pave Potholes in Under 1 Minute
Britain is Testing Flying Robots That Can Pave Potholes in Under 1 Minute

12 Jun 2018, 11:17 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / By 2050, the new technology will see drone-mounted robots 3D print asphalt, with minimal disruption of traffic and in record time

 
Domino’s is Here to Save Pizza, Pave Potholes in Your Town
Domino’s is Here to Save Pizza, Pave Potholes in Your Town

12 Jun 2018, 10:00 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / World’s largest pizza company invites customers to nominate their town for a paving grant, so that their pizza gets home in one piece

 
Russian Cyclist Fined for Damaging the Pothole He Fell In
Russian Cyclist Fined for Damaging the Pothole He Fell In

16 Mar 2018, 14:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Russian cyclist fined by police for damaging pothole after he complained of getting injured having wrecked his bike last November.

 
Sadistic News Crew Films Motorists Blow Out Tires in Hidden Pothole
Sadistic News Crew Films Motorists Blow Out Tires in Hidden Pothole

26 Feb 2018, 07:53 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Local 4 news channel crew films 19 cars blowing out tires in a pothole on Mount Road in Warren, Michigan, without lifting a finger to warn motorists.

 
Stripped-Down Mercedes-Benz E-Class Goes Off-road (for Science)
Stripped-Down Mercedes-Benz E-Class Goes Off-road (for Science)

16 Oct 2017, 12:11 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / A Mercedes-Benz E-Class has its doors and panels removed before being subjected to tons of abuse - all in the name of science, of course

 
Russian Pothole Claims The Truck That Shows Up To Fix It, Everyone's OK
Russian Pothole Claims The Truck That Shows Up To Fix It, Everyone's OK

18 Apr 2017, 17:28 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Fixing potholes is a spring affair for most governments. A massive pothole in a town in the Irkutsk region of Russia claimed the truck that was there to fix it

 
Wanksy Copycat Draws Male Genitalia On Pothole To Get It Fixed, Gets Fined
Wanksy Copycat Draws Male Genitalia On Pothole To Get It Fixed, Gets Fined

1 Nov 2016, 12:20 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Remember Wanksy? He was a guy in Manchester that drew genitalia on potholes to get them fixed. He has a copycat in Florida that got caught

 
Wanksy Is Manchester's Street Artist That Tags Potholes with Penis Drawings
Wanksy Is Manchester's Street Artist That Tags Potholes with Penis Drawings

23 May 2016, 14:45 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / When your local city council won't do anything about the obvious problem of potholes, it's time you pick up your spray can and remember your childhood drawings

 
Google’s Patent Will Enhance Cars with “Pothole Radars”
Google’s Patent Will Enhance Cars with “Pothole Radars”

25 Aug 2015, 15:40 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Google has a lot of things going, but that never stopped the IT giant from trying to always be one step in front of their competitiors

 
Smart Pressure Sensors Pads Put in Potholes Tweet Panamanian Authorities
Smart Pressure Sensors Pads Put in Potholes Tweet Panamanian Authorities

5 Jun 2015, 08:37 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Using technology for the greater good is something people do today. But who would have thought tweeting can fix the city's potholes?

 
"Pothole Killer" Can Repair a Pothole in Two Minutes
"Pothole Killer" Can Repair a Pothole in Two Minutes

25 Apr 2014, 10:54 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Manufactured by a Pennsylvania-based company, the "Pothole Killer" is the wonder machine motorists have been waiting for lots of years now. This gravel-blasting utility truck patches an av...

 
Pick-Up Truck Eating Pothole Eats... Pick-Up Truck
Pick-Up Truck Eating Pothole Eats... Pick-Up Truck

9 Mar 2011, 18:57 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The whole world knows by now that the UK road network is no longer made of asphalt, but of a series of very large potholes linked together to form one massive nerve wrecking, car-breaking mess. From...

 
UK Drivers to Spend £1bn on Pothole Damages
UK Drivers to Spend £1bn on Pothole Damages

7 Mar 2011, 13:59 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / It's no news that potholes have severely damaged cars driven on British roads and, even if most drivers were prepared to spend some money on repairs as soon as the cold season comes to an end, ...