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15 Most Dangerous Roads in the World

 

Here is the list of 15 most dangerous roads in the world. Those long, desolate roads with hardly any cars on them are perfect for joyrides… unless they’re one of the roads in this list of some of the most dangerous roads in the world. The people who live around these areas depend on these roads for their daily transportation; so consider yourself lucky. From rocky mountain passes to twisting, winding roads that make speeding impossible, these are definitely not meant for Sunday drivers! About 1.3 million people die in traffic accidents every year. The World Health Organization has declared 2011-2021, “A decade of action for road safety.” But while many of those deaths could be prevented by better driving, and there are some roads that need more than better driving skill, they need the courage to drive on these most dangerous roads.

 15  MOST DANGEROUS ROADS AROUND THE WORLD.

#1. Zoji La, India

Zoji La, India

Zoji La is a high mountain pass in India, located on the Indian National Highway 1D between Srinagar and Leh. The pass provides a vital link between Ladakh and Kashmir. It runs at an elevation of approximately 3,528 meters and is the second highest pass after Fotu La.

 

#2. Khardung La, India

Khardung La, India

Another dangerous roade from India Khardung La at an altitude of 18,379 feet, Khardung La is the tallest pass road in the world and is recognized as such by National Geographic and Guinness World Records.

 

#3. Col de la Bonette, France

Col de la Bonette, France

This dangerous mountain pass is located high in the French Alps, just near the Italian border, and has many steep, sharp turns.

#4. Yungas Road, Bolivia

Yungas Road, Bolivia

Also known as the “Road of Death” in the Yungas region of Bolivia. It is legendary for its extreme danger and the Inter-American Development Bank christened it as the “world’s most dangerous road”. One estimate is that 200 to 300 travelers are killed yearly along the road.

#5. Transfăgărășan, Romania

Transfăgărășan, Romania

This road winds its way through the Carpathian Mountains and reaches a maximum altitude of 6,600 feet. It’s most famous for its incredible sights as well as challenging drive.

#6. Gotthard Pass, Switzerland

Gotthard Pass, Switzerland

This winding mountain pass goes through the Alps as well and features incredibly beautiful scenery.The mesmerizing scenery can easily lure travelers.

#7. Hana, Hawaii

Hana, Hawaii

This road connects Kahului and Hana, on the island of Maui. The narrow road features 59 bridges, of which 46 have only a single lane. It’s also often closed due to landslides.

#8. Le Passage du Gois, France

Le Passage du Gois, France

This road is only open for a few hours a day, as rising tides leave it underwater for the rest of the time. Be sure to carefully read the schedule of the tides before you drive across, or you may wind up sinking midway through.

#9. Tianmen Mountain road, China

Tianmen Mountain road, China

This six-mile stretch of road features exactly 99 hairpin turns, descending a total of roughly 3,300 feet.

#10. Eshima Ohashi Bridge, Japan

Eshima Ohashi Bridge, Japan

Incredibly enough, this photo is totally real. This bridge connects the towns of Sakaiminato and Matsue, and rises to this seemingly impossible height to allow ships to pass underneath. Although it looks insane from a distance, it’s actually very well-engineered and is perfectly safe to drive.

#11. Dalton Highway, Alaska

Dalton Highway, Alaska

The Dalton Highway is the most isolated highway in the world, connecting three small Alaskan villages. It is also considered the snowiest highway in the world.

#12. Col de la Bonette, France

Col de la Bonette, France

This dangerous mountain pass is located high in the French Alps, just near the Italian border, and has many steep, sharp turns.

#13. Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway

Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway

The Atlantic Ocean Road offers absolutely breathtaking sights and is a popular tourist destination.

#14. A bridge in Island County, Washington

A bridge in Island County, Washington

Technically, this bridge is not as scary as it looks here. This photo is the result of a glitch with Google Earth. The bridge in real life is perfectly straight, but it’s still pretty intimidating.

#15. ’Caucasus’ road, Russia

 ’Caucasus’ road, Russia

This narrow road connects Sochi and Ritska lake in the mountains. It’s both terrifying and impressive at the same time.

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