Hundreds of potholes reported in Torbay
More than 17,100 potholes have been reported in Devon since the beginning of the year, according to reports from the BBC today.
Devon County Council said that, since January 1, it was informed of more than 15,500 such road defects.
Torbay Council said it had more than 275 reported.
In Plymouth, the city's unitary council said it had 1,139 potholes reported up to 27 February, compared to 493 for the same period in 2012.
The Highways Agency said it dealt with 190 on trunk routes.
The county council said it had repaired about 13,400 potholes so far this year, at an average cost of about £40 each, costing about £536,000.