REVEALED: How much your council spent on pay-outs for vehicles damaged by potholes
Staffordshire County Council alone paid out more than £34,000 in just one year.
The authority received 817 claims in 2015-16 and was forced to shell out £34,628 in compensation.
It was ranked the seventh worst council across the country, according to figures released by the RAC Foundation.
The council’s 2015-16 compensation payout was nearly double the figure of £17,616 in the previous year.
Walsall received 61 claims and paid out £4,891; Sandwell 107 claims, paying out £10,862; Wolverhampton 67 – with compensation of £7,066; and Dudley 66 claims with a total paid out of £3,170.
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