Top most DANGEROUS Roads in the World!
This is the list of ten most dangerous roads in the world. These roads are extremely dangerous and have high death rates. The people who live around these areas depend on these roads have lot of courage to survive there. Around 1.3 million people die in road traffic accidents every single year. There are many roads that test the courage and skill, of any driver.
1. The Zoji Pass, India
Zoji La is a high mountain pass in India, situated on the Indian National Highway 1D between Srinagar and Leh. This highland provides a link between Kashmir and Ladakh. It is approximately 3,528 metres long, and is the 2nd highest pass after Fotu La. It is every so often closed throughout winter.
2. The Stelvio Pass, Italy
The second highest in the Alps, slightly below the Col de l’Iseran 9088 feet, this Stelvio Pass located in Italy, about 9045 feet. These roads are dangerous a lot as they look so.
3. Sichuan-Tibet Highway, China
The Sichuan-Tibet Highway, a high-mountainous road between Tibet and Chengdu where landslides are most common problem. In this road about 7,500 deaths for every 100,000 drivers recorded, due to avalanches, rock slides, and poor weather.
4. Los Caracoles Pass, Chile
This street goes through mountain Andreas between Argentina and Chile. The street has many soak inclines and sharp turns without fences security. The road is almost covered with snow all the year. Be that as it may, this street is kept up in working condition, which fundamentally reduces the quantity of mischances on it. Trucks and even double-decker traveller transports travel every day on this road.
5. Skippers Canyon Road, New Zealand
This Skippers Canyon Road, situated in New Zealand, it is made from a very narrow cut in the middle of a sheer cliff face as it look scary. In fact this road requires a special permit to drive.
6. Guoliang Tunnel Road, China
The Guoliang Tunnel is through a mountain in China. This road was hollowed out of the side of a mountain from the town of Guoliang by several villagers.
7. Karakoram Highway, Pakistan
This Karakoram Highway is the highest paved international road in the world named the “Friendship Highway” by the governments who built it. It provides a link between Pakistan and China across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an height of 4,693 metres.
8. James Dalton Highway, Alaska
This James Dalton Highway is about 667 km long road in Alaska. It originates at the Elliott Highway, north of Fairbanks, and ends at Deadhorse near the Arctic Ocean and the Prudhoe Bay oil fields.
9. Jalalabad–Kabul Road, Afghanistan
This 65kilometer stretch of highway from Jalalabad to Kabul that most zigzag through Taliban territory. It is a combination of the narrow, winding paths that climb up to 600 meters through the Kabul gorge and the Afghan drivers trying to drive rash heavily-burdened haulage trucks.
10. North Yungas Road, Bolivia
This road is also known as the “Road of Death”. It is well-known for its extreme hazard. One estimate is that 200 to 300 tourists are killed yearly along the road. It is a daily incidence for buses and trucks to go tumbling to the valley below, mainly when they passing each other.