Leeds MAG are encouraging 2 wheel users to report local potholes via www.fixmystreet.com For most road users potholes are a nuisance with the potential to cause damage to vehicles. For 2 wheeled users hitting a pothole has the potential for a loss of control resulting in serious injuries and even fatality. Using fixmystreet.com allows users to pinpoint the problem on a map and upload a photo of the issue. the site then sends the report to the appropriate authority responsible for resolving the issue. The user can then add updates to the report to keep other users informed of the repair progress. The site also allows users to view problems already reported in their local area.
MAG have been in touch with Leeds City Council regarding their policy on potholes and highway repair. The council’s policy on highway inspection and expected repair times can be found here. Following our enquiry further information from a council highways maintenance manager regarding the methods of repairing potholes can be found here