Elizabeth City,NC., Feb. 22, 2012 – While on our daily commute, most of us encounter at least one nasty pothole, especially those who have to drive down Riverside road. Aside from the initial jolt from hitting a pothole or the rumbling of driving over a “washboard” patch, the damage to your vehicle can really add up if you don’t properly maintain it. Potholes can even be deadly for motorcyclist and drivers traveling at excessive speeds. At Performance Chevrolet, we want to give you some advice for handling potholes and what you can do for you vehicle after hitting them to keep your vehicle in safe driving conditions.
Another safety tip to keep your vehicle in shape on rough roads is to be aware of pooled water on the road. Not only can pooled water cause a potential hydroplaning situation, but they also can conceal large and dangerous potholes.