View Cart | Checkout

28% of U.S. Roads in Poor Condition

One more reason to keep your suspension system in good repair: your vehicle may be taking more damage from poorly maintained roads than you might realize.

Much road damage is due to time and the weather, but overweight freight trucks tear up the roads, too. A recent study by TRIP, a nonprofit research prganization in Washington, found that 28 percent of major roads in the U.S. are in �poor condition"--chiefly due to potholes and cracks.


According to the U.S. Department of Transporation, the percentage of roads in mediocre to poor condition approaches 70% in some states.
The same USDOT report estimates dollar values of annual total extra vehicle repairs caused by bad roads, and for some states these are in the billions. It works out to anywhere from $60 to $600 per motorist per year for the costs of driving on roads in poor repair. See the state-by-state chart.

Moreover, in the U.S., the condition of roads is the biggest obstacle to self-driving car technology (we like doing our own driving here at Shockwarehouse, but still).

Bad road conditions that have been neglected for a long period of time, such as a pothole that remains open for weeks, can cause serious damage to your car; if you have damage like this, take pictures. You may be able to address a successful claim to the appropriate city or local government.

And when you need replacement shocks and struts, Shockwarehouse is here for you.


Enter your vehicle information to find products for your vehicle.

Select the Make Select the Model Select the Year

If you don't see what you need, call Shockwarehouse at 1-800-245-7469.

Search by Make | Airlift | Bilstein | KYB | Monroe | Rancho | Edelbrock | Home | About Us | Faq's | Site Map | Email Us | Privacy | Terms
275 Nosef Dr, Batesville, MS 38606

Master Card  Visa  American Express Discover  PayPal
All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective companies. © Copyright 2020
Designed by: Cruzan Concepts, Inc. || Developed by: DomaNet, Inc.