I remember watching Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman motorbiking across the Equator in Africa a few years ago. I marvelled at how good the road surface was and ironically commented that perhaps we needed to learn a thing or two from African road chiefs about looking after a strip of tarmac.
I made it into the local paper recently when I spotted a pothole outside a local frozen food supermarket that had bare exposed wires poking out of it- this road had been entirely “resurfaced” a scant three years past. If you see me on the roads swerving erratically, it’ll be down to emergency avoidance procedures to avoid potholes.
Seems like I’m not the only one who has this problem though, we’ve now had a high profile suspension collapse due to potholes in our town. None other than the President of the AA motoring association: