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Steve Farrell  says:

Have you crashed on stone chip surfacing?

MCN is investigating stone chip road surfacing after receiving reports of crashes from readers. According to the Road Surface Treatments Association there has been a "massive" increase in use of the stone chip by local authorities trying to cut costs. The technique, also called 'surface dressing' relies on passing traffic to embed stone chips onto bitumen. Have you crashed on a...

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  • Posted 4 years ago (25 May 2011 10:13)

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Sep 07

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James600zx says:

Surface, not construction.

I was in NZ recently and much of the West Coast road was being "dressed" in this way, but the difference is that their roads were in good condition underneath whereas the UK desperately needs road reconstruction, not re-dressing.

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Aug 11

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dave900rr says:

Surface Dressing

What is needed is for all road users to sue the council responsible for this crap they call "SURFACE DRESSING" every time they suffer any damage whatsoever caused by these loose chippings. In time they will have to see sense.

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