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Phillip O'Neill: Why you should get used to potholes

By Phillip O'Neill
Updated July 17 2022 - 4:46am, first published 3:30am
HOLEY MOLEY: Most of our local roads were never built to carry the level of traffic they now experience, which is why many, after so much rain, are in dire condition. Picture: Rob Gunstone

Some apologetic rays from a setting sun were the best bit of a wet winter's day last week, as I drove towards Muswellbrook along the New England Highway. Then, bang, and the car veered sharply, towards the kerb, luckily, a front tyre shredded by a giant pothole. Fortunately, the shoulder of the road was wide, a safe place to call for roadside assistance.

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