Driving is one of most dangerous things we do in our day by day lives. You are scared when you drive for the first time or when you drive a new car and especially when you drive in another country, but can you imagine driving on this roads? The list could be so much longer but here are 10 of most dangerous roads and highways:
Passage de Gois – France – is a natural, periodically flooded passage leading to the island of Noirmoutier in France with a length of 4.125 km. It is located between Île de Noirmoutier and Beauvoir-sur-Mer, and is flooded twice a day by the high tide.
Perdikaki-Patiopoulo – Greece – is a mountain road with a length of 23 km, located in the northeastern part of Greece starting in Perdikaki with an elevation of 700 meters above the sea level, and winds uphill to Patiopoulo, going up to an altitude of 1,160 metres. This road is dangerous because it has huge pot holes and very little grip for the vehicles that travel on it.
Luxor Al Hurghada – Egypt -called “dead trap” for the bandits and terrorist attacks.
Taroko Gorge Road – Taiwan – it is made by carving out rocks.
Skippers Canyon Road – New Zealand – with 22 km length, carved into the side of the mountains and very narrowed, mostly one way.
Halsema Highway – Philippines – also known Mountain Trail, 150 km length and highest point is 7.400 ft above sea level.
Tianmen Mountain – China – from the bottom to the top, has 11 km and the highest point above sea level is 1.300 m and has 99 turns.
Eyre Highway – Australia – is a 1.660 km highway linking Western Australia and South Australia via the Nullarbor Plain.
Karakoram Highway – Connectd China to Pakistan – is one of the highest paved international roads in the world with a length of 1.300 km.
Zoji La Pass – India – 9 km long and it is the link between Ladakh and Kashmir with an elevation of almost 11.575 ft, closed during winter time.