It doesn’t matter what class of driving license you have, it takes courage to drive on these roads and maybe a touch of madness as well. Some have these roads have cliffs, some have sharp bends and most of them are in the middle of nowhere with no help coming if you break down or crash. If you are driving on these roads, you should do all the prayers you know because these are ten of the world’s craziest and most dangerous roads…
Located on the highest mountain of the Eastern Italian Alps, this pass connects Valtellina with the Adige valley and Merano. Although there are not many fatal accidents, it is certain that the appearance of this road is quite frightening.
This single lane 22 km road is quite dangerous and is the worst road in the country. Despite the very slow cruise, many fatal accidents occur.
Located in Rauma, this mountain road attracts a lot of tourists. Vehicles longer than 12.4 meters are prohibited from entering this road, which has narrow and sharp bends. The point that attracts the attention of tourists is not only the bends of the road, but also the Stigfossen waterfall, which is located in the middle of the road.
This road from Patiopoulo to Perdikaki is very narrow, busy and ranks 7th among dangerous roads with deep potholes on it.
James Dalton Highway-Alaska
This road, which is 666 km long, is completely covered with gravel. Starting from Livengood, the path leads through the trees to Alaska. If you don’t have a 4WD vehicle and spare tires, it takes courage to use this road.
This 2,412 km long road starts from Sichuan province in the east of the country and goes all the way to Tibet city in the west. Between the 2 points we mentioned above, there are 14 mountains with a height of around 5000 m, famous rivers and dangerous forest areas.
Russian Federal Highway-Russia
On the road connecting Moscow and Yakutsk, the lowest temperatures in the world are measured after Antarctica. It is very common to encounter dangers such as being kidnapped or robbed while on the road.
The road between Arica and Iquique is so secluded that it is almost impossible to find anything but a few cars or buses among the deep valleys. Of course, this calmness is a blessing for those who want to speed.
Guoliang Bridge Road-China
Many people lost their lives during the construction of this 1200m long, 5m high and 4m wide road built by villagers in Taihang Mountain. The road was opened to traffic on May 1, 1977.
The 69 km North Yungas road stretching from La Paz, the capital of Bolivia, to the Amazon region is known as the “Road of Death”. The road, where 300 people lose their lives every year, has the title of “The most dangerous road in the world”.
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