Why, as I motorcyclist, the story below reveals why I fear the roads in Thanet, more than anyone else in the world, with the exception of Israel, Portugal and the Middle-east.
Incidentally, I had to abandon my motorcycle at Rochester station and take a train to London Victoria yeaterday, the traffic jam from the Medway bridge being so bad. If one can't get to London on a motorcycle, it suggests that its becoming pointless trying to drive anywhere anymore.
The Herne Bay Times reports that A 61-year-old car driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink driving following a fatal road traffic collision.
The tragedy happened on the A28 between the St Nicholas at Wade roundabout and Birchington on Sunday afternoon.
Kent Police say that at about 1.40pm a car and a Suzuki motorcycle collided on the Margate bound lanes of the A28.
A 34-year-old Thanet man riding the motorcycle died at the scene. His name has not yet been released.
The car driver, from Herne Bay, has been bailed until November 21 pending further enquiries.
Police close the A28 was closed until just before 8pm.