DRIVERS think road drainage is as bad this winter as in last year's storm-hit conditions, according to an AA survey.
And sympathy with the difficulty of councils in dealing with the roads has fallen sharply compared with last winter, the poll of 18,806 AA members showed.
The findings came as the Government was expected to report on the condition of England's roads.
Covering all UK roads, the AA survey found that in January as many as 50% of drivers said that where they live, heavy rain left roads pockmarked with pools of water that created a driving menace.
This compared with a figure of 51% at the same time last year.
But while in January 2014 , 68% accepted that "puddles and pools of water on the road are much worse than they used to be but that's to be expected given the extreme weather", th...