POTHOLE DANGERS: Bikers Be Aware

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Sunny weather much of the week may seem ideal for Iowans longing for spring to arrive. But officials say the temperatures can be deceiving.

Iowa Department of Transportation officials say bikers need to watch out for what the winter weather has left behind. While the salty sand has helped us get four wheel vehicles through icy days, it can be extremely slippery for bikers. Potholes can also be a dangerous problem. And until the ground thaws completely IDOT officials say new potholes can come up out of nowhere.

Aside from avoiding driving altogether experts advise drivers to slow down and only drive on roads they know well.

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