CHICAGO
02/16/2011 03:16 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Pothole 101: How Your Car Can Survive Pothole Season

WHAM!

The impact shakes the entire vehicle, and the sound startles you and any passengers almost as much as your full-throated scream of expletives.

It's officially pothole season again according to the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT).

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