This video shows exactly how these giant holes in our streets are formed. And yes, part of the blame lies in the laps of Rockford drivers.In the video below, Weather Channel meteorologist Mark Elliot explains how potholes are formed. There a few things at work in the creation of a pothole, those of us behind the wheel in the Rockford area, are one of those things.

The pothole problem is pretty bad all over the country right now. This is not just a Rockford problem. It's a road reality that will never go away. Be extra careful when driving.