4 Most Dangerous Roads: A Guide to Hair-Raising Highways

We are fortunate in the West that, for the most part, we get to drive on roads that have road markings, traffic circles, lights, and road signs. However, not all countries have features designed to keep us safe.

An online post asks motorists to share the worst roads they have ever experienced. So here are some of the most dangerous roads you would be best avoiding around the world. 

Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Nicknamed by locals “Camino de la Muerte,” this 70-mile stretch of the muddy, unguarded, unpaved mountain pass can be fatal. 

1. North Yungas Road, Bolivia

2. Sichuan, Tibet Highway

The cities in China are usually safe to navigate, though once you hit the countryside, it can be a lottery with road conditions. 

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One such road is the incredible Sichuan-Tibet Highway in southwestern China, climbing from 500 to 4,000 meters. The risk of landslides and the quality of some stretches makes this road treacherous.  

3. Bayburt D915, Turkey

Claiming many lives in recent history, this 66-mile-long mountain road is dangerously narrow in places, with vertical, rocky walls on one side and a misty drop on the other.  

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Driving through a volatile geopolitical region might be enough danger for some drivers, though getting there may be even worse.  

4. Zojila Pass, India

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