Only the insane people paid for and suicides should ever drive these streets.
Every year, people die from traffic accidents and nearly 1.3 million people are killed. The WHO noted that from 2011 to 2021, "is a decade of action for road safety".
Accidental death can be prevented if they only drive better. There are roads that test the courage and skill of a driver. Either it's the steep mountainsides, war zones roads or hairpin bends.
Here is our list of the 10 most dangerous roads in the world Free Videos
10th Italy's Stelvio Pass
There are several roads that seem more dangerous than they actually are. However, this does not mean that it is acceptable to admire the scenic view of the Alps, rather than looking at the street.
This route is similar to a sketch of a child and has more hairpins than Helena Bonham Carter. So do not be fooled when you cross the Stelvio Pass in the Italian Alps.
A mountain drop that is so steep that the view down is a no-no. This route climbs for about 2 kilometers and only a deep concrete barrier stands between this steep ridge. The reason why looking down is a big no.
. 9 Karakoram Highway in Pakistan
This highway connects Pakistan and China to the Khunjerab Pass at an altitude of 4,693 meters. The road in Pakistan is not paved, and what is worse, this highway is prone to flooding and landslides. However, it remains a tourist attraction as you pass some breathtaking gorges along the Old Silk Road. The government that built these called them "Friendship Highway," although 82 Chinese and 810 Pakistani workers died during the construction, which was mainly caused by landslides.
. 8 Los Caracoles Pass in Chile
The steep, dizzying curves meander through the Andes in the middle of Uspallata in Argentina and Los Andes in Chile. A remote area with a height of about 3,176 meters. More frightening is the range of semi-trailers that pass this route, and this road has no safety barrier. However, this road is also used by coaches if it is not blocked by snow in winter. Traveling by plane is another easy option, or via the Transandine Railway, when it will open its services.
. 7 Widowmaker in the United Kingdom
Between 2006 and 2008, 34 serious or fatal accidents occurred. That's why the 2010 Road Safety Foundation named this picturesque country road to England's Peak District – the most dangerous route in the UK. Many of these victims are motorcyclists who enjoy the idyllic scenery and vast expanses. The treacherous curves of the road, however, are bordered by stone walls and steep slopes that make them seem too dangerous, and they were referred to by the locals as "widow makers".
. 6 Coastal route in Croatia
An average of 11,650 traffic accidents occur annually in this country, and there is no doubt that Croatia was included in the list of unification of safe international road trips for the most dangerous roads in the world.
Speeding and congestion are the problems along the Adriatic coastal route known for their sharp turns clinging to the rock face and the lack of safety barriers.
. 5 Taihang Mountain Guoliang Tunnel in China
This Guoliang Tunnel in Henan Province, China, is terrifying for drivers today. In 1972, the Chinese riders who chopped this 1.2-kilometer tunnel along the edges of the Taihang Mountains prove it deadly. During the construction, some died and this tunnel was mainly executed with hand tools. It is 4 meters wide and 5 meters high. Some areas have an open edge over the rock face, which is why they are nicknamed "road that tolerates no errors", which is clearly appropriate.
. 4 India's Zoji La Pass
Between Ladakh and Kashmir lies the Zoji La Pass, a mountain route that looks like a dusty road through the western Himalayas. However, this road does connect the Ladakh community with the world outside its own, although it is often blocked by heavy snow in winter. This 9-kilometer-long road is 3,528 meters from the mountain and has no barrier on the edge and a compact rock face on the other side. In no case for someone with dizziness or fear of landslides.
. 3 Iraqi Death Road
A US aircraft bombed the Iraqi trucks and tanks on Highway 80 from Kuwait City to Basra. This happened in February 1991 during the 1st Gulf War as the vehicles retreated, destroying 2,700 vehicles, marking this road in history as the "Highway of Death". The number of deaths has never been accurately confirmed, ranging from about 300 to 10,000. The war ended days after images of charred bodies and burned-out vehicles were broadcast worldwide.
. 2 Bolivia's Road of Death
It was previously declared the most dangerous road in the world by the Inter-American Development Bank. The road that leads from La Paz to Coroico drops steeply over 65 kilometers, and even actor Charlie Sheen has reservations.
For the adventurer, this road becomes their playground, on which it is actually dangerous. Overcrowded buses and local trucks maneuver this road, which sometimes kills 200 to 300 people every year.
. 1 Itinerary from Jalalabad to Kabul, Afghanistan
Several roads are referred to as "most dangerous". However, driving on this 65-kilometer Jalalabad-Kabul highway justifies the true meaning of the Taliban territory.
The danger side of this road has nothing to do with the uprising. There are two factors that make this route dangerous: it is a narrow, winding road that climbs 600 meters over the Kabul Gorge Highway, and the Afghan drivers ruthlessly overtake the fully loaded trucks.
It's important to play safe when driving or traveling. Take a look at these 10 most common ways to avoid car accidents.