Thursday, February 22, 2018

Things that make me go "ARRRRGGGGHHHH!" -- potholes in MIchigan

Image result for truck stuck in pothole
This actually happened in Michigan -- a truck with asphalt
to fill in potholes actually gets stuck in a pothole.

As anyone who lives here knows, Michigan roads are notorious for being in poor condition.  But winter into spring ups the level of "poor" with potholes.  Radio stations regularly take phone calls and texts about roads which have especially bad potholes.  Cars are often seen on the side of the road with tires which have been blown out, victims of hitting another pothole.  You may also have to shell out cash to repair your allignment after you replace your blown out tire(s).

By common consensus, this year is worse than ever.  In an effort to help alleviate some of the pain, I ran across this article on Facebook about the possibility of getting reimbursed, at least in part, for expenses which come becuase of pothole damages.  I have not pursued this any further than reading the article, but you may want to pursue it yourself if you racking up expenses due to pothole damage.  (I am also logging it here for future reference in case I need it.)

You can find the article here: https://wdet.org/posts/2018/02/19/86423-got-pothole-problems/