Welcome to our final walk to school for this year, as Christmas holidays start tomorrow. I’m glad not to be running the gauntlet for the next couple of weeks.
Our local pothole is growing larger by the hour. Being difficult to spot at night, several vehicles have had tyres damaged or ruined by this massive hole. There was much speculation on the footpath this morning about how big it would be when school returns next month. Take a look below at how much it’s grown today.
Chaos reigned today, a combination of negotiating a broken down car, the pothole and the sheer volume of traffic (lorries and cars). On the way back from school, the stand-off was bad, so I suggested to some drivers that they might want to reverse back into nearby spaces – enabling oncoming traffic to get by. Even then, vehicles were driving up along the path. The only safe option was to shelter in a handy driveway until it was all unclogged.
Our local pothole has grown overnight, it’s now around 3-4 feet in length and throwing up lots of debris onto the footpath. I’ve already heard of two cars that have had tyres ruined by this pothole. Another car was so badly damaged by the pothole that it had to be left on the side of the road. Not the best place to leave it, as the car is getting damaged by passing traffic, but at that time of night, the driver had little choice.
I hope you have a safe, relaxing and merry Christmas and New Year holiday.
See you in January.
Today’s scores out of 10:
Traffic volume: 9
Stupid/careless parking: 0
No. of cars parking illegally:1