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Pothole spotting car to reduce damage and cut compensation claims

Pothole spotting car

How Jaguar Land Rover’s pothole spotting car works (Picture © JLR)

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has come up with a pothole spotting car in an effort to prevent harm to vehicles and people. It’s currently estimated that wheel, tyre and accident damage caused by potholes costs the UK around £20m every year. Eventually, JLR hopes information collected by scanners on individual vehicles will transmit information to other cars and beyond. This could enable councils to fix damage to their highways as quickly as possible, saving money and possibly, lives.  Continue reading