Rain brings large puddles, which in turn bring potholes! And yesterday the Leon and I met one on the way down to London, with slightly disastrous results…
I thought we had got away with it but eventually, the tyre pressure light came on and I had to pull over. The result – a large nick in the side of the low profile tyre and a 50mph trip to Fulham on the spacesaver.
Not sure what the moral of this story is but the pothole wasn’t that big and I wasn’t driving that fast. At least the SEAT was equipped with easy to use tyre changing gear.
Apparently, most people call the AA or RAC when they have a flat these days. The art of changing a wheel yourself seems to have been left on the hard shoulder. However, the most common reason for calling a roadside recovery service? A flat battery….