The news last week that there is a pot-hole in the road every 120 metres, is really rather bad. The treasury generates many billions of pounds every year and it appears that little of that money is being spent on maintaining the road surface we all rely on for our safety and security.
An irregular road surface has huge implications for road safety, much more so than reducing the speed limit by 10 mph. Any car driver and more so a motorcyclist coming across an unexpected hole in the road could find themselves in extreme danger as the surface that they were relying on to give them grip as they cornered or braked gives them no purchase on that road surface.
There is some speculation that not maintaining the roads could lead to charges of corporate manslaughter being laid against any organisation that fails to maintain the roads in a safe manner.