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New Jersey ranks 9th worst for potholes

NEW JERSEY – Snow melt and changes in temperature makes springtime one of the worst for potholes – ultimately costing drivers hundreds of dollars in damages.

Even a seemingly small pothole can produce a surprisingly great amount of damage. According to AAA, American drivers spend nearly $3 billion a year fixing car damage caused by potholes.

Quotewizrd found that New Jersey ranks 9th when it comes to the worst pothole problems.

To determine where potholes are most prevalent, Quotewizard’s team analyzed Google search statistics over the last year.

Key Findings for New Jersey:

  • Ranks 9th worst for potholes
  • Drivers between 35 and 44 hit the most potholes
  • Nationally, the average pothole repair bill is $306

To view the full report, click here.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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