Liverpool has some of the worst roads in the whole of UK according to new study

New research names the areas with the worst roads in the country.
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New research has revealed which UK regions have the most deteriorated roads, based on the average percentage of roads needing maintenance from 2018 to 2023 - and Liverpool is on the list.

The analysis, conducted by car check experts Motorscan, examined road conditions in each local authority in England and found that Liverpool statistically ranks 10th for having the worst road conditions. The average percentage of A roads requiring maintenance stood at 7.7%, while for B and C roads were 10.3%.   This comes as no surprise as Liverpool previously topped the list for number of complaints received about poor road conditions and potholes in a study by Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) last year.  Southend-on-Sea, ranking first on the list, had a whopping 24.6% of B and C roads requiring maintenance and 15.6% for A roads.  Commenting on the findings, Oliver Thompson, Head of Vehicle Intelligence at Motorscan, said: “With these results featuring areas from many different parts of the country, it shows that road maintenance is an issue all over.” 

Find the full ranking list below: 1. Southend-on-Sea 2. Derbyshire 3. Hackney 4. Derby UA 5. Newham 6. Lambeth 7. Brent  8. Hammersmith and Fulham  9. Shropshire 10. Liverpool 

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