Two insurers team up with City of Joburg to fix potholes

Two insurers team up with City of Joburg to fix potholes

Johannesburg, have you heard the news? There’s a new superhero in town and it’s called 'Pothole Patrol'! 

Pothole South Africa
Source: Pothole South Africa

Two insurers are now working together to fix potholes. Dialdirect Insurance and Discovery Insure have announced the launch of the 'Pothole Patrol', a joint initiative to manage the repair of potholes throughout Johannesburg. 

There are an estimated 48,000 potholes in Johannesburg alone. According to Jacaranda FM News, Mayor Geoffrey Makhubo officially launched the 'Pothole Patrol' initiative on William Nicol Drive.

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The launch of the initiative happened on the 3rd of May 2021 at Cnr Sandton Drive and William Nicol Drive, opposite the Total Garage. Keep a look out for one of their trucks in your area soon! 

Take a listen to what Martin Bester had to say about the initiative below. 

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Image credit: Pothole South Africa


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