Super Mom

Driving in South Africa

It is pretty dangerous driving in our country.
You have hijackers. People driving without licences. Drunk drivers. Taxi’s Non-roadworthy vehicles. Speeding. Pedestrians. The odd cow and chicken too.

The worst though. The absolute worst is the potholes. Warnings next to the road to warn about the potholes that never get fixed.

Driving to Drakensberg this week saw me looking like a drunk on the road. Swerving into the oncoming traffic lane. Off the road. All to miss holes big enough to hide the odd animal.

They should add a special chapter in the driving education book on how to handle potholes.


7 responses

  1. Isis

    Try to drive in our province in spring. ;D The biggest pothole I saw last spring Within our city would have fit a car or two (about 3 metres deep and 4 -5 m in Diameter)- no kidding. But they fixed those huge holes at least.
    Wishing you a road repair crew.

    December 24, 2007 at 12:39 am

  2. Wenchy

    You have a fanTy car. I don’t wanna hear your problems. Okay?

    December 24, 2007 at 1:16 am

  3. Plus, your steering wheel is on the wrong side! 🙂

    December 24, 2007 at 8:28 am

  4. my3boysandi

    cool shot
    take it easy and carefully wont you

    December 24, 2007 at 9:15 am

  5. MelDad

    Wow, Mel, just check Phil’s photos. He says your steering wheel is on the wrong side but they havew SNOW in December!!!:):):)

    December 24, 2007 at 10:01 am

  6. very cool pic mel! and i so agree with you on the pothole issue!!!

    December 31, 2007 at 5:42 pm

  7. They going to have fix the pot holes before you’re kids are going to be able to enjoy real Ferraris rather than just the T-shirts!
    Lovely pics.

    January 4, 2008 at 12:10 am

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