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10 Of The Most Dangerous Roads That Might Give You A Heart Attack

For thousand of years, roads have provided us the safest and most efficient way to travel. But this is not always the case. While some of the roads are traveled more often, others are rarely explored. Here is a list of the most dangerous roads. They are either manually constructed or covered with water or sand. These roads test the courage and driving skills of the driver.
1. North Yungas Road, Bolivia
This road is also known as the “Road of Death” in  Bolivia. It is legendary for its extreme danger and the Inter-American Development Bank named it as the “world’s most dangerous road”. According to the estimations, 200 to 300 travelers are killed yearly along the road.
2. Jalalabad–Kabul Road, Afghanistan
This road is a 65 Kilometer stretch of highway from  Jalalabad to Kabul. The combination of narrow, winding lanes which is 60 metres high and the reckless Afghan drivers who tries to overtake the bulky trucks,.
3. James Dalton Highway, Alaska
Although the road appears serene, it is covered with potholes and with small flying rocks carried by fast winds.
4. Karakoram Highway, Pakistan
The Karakoram highway also known as the friendship highway is the highest paved international road in the world. The highway connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass.
5. Guoliang Tunnel Road, China
The Guoliang Tunnel is carved through a mountain in China. This road was hollowed out of the side of a mountain by several villagers of Guoliang.
6. The Zoji Pass, India
Zoji pass is located on the Indian National Highway. It is a link between Ladakh and Kashmir. Zoji pass is a lifeline to the people of Ladakh as it connects them with the rest of the world.
7. Skippers Canyon Road, New Zealand
This scary road is made from a very narrow cut in the middle of a cliff. To dive through this unbelievably scary road, you need a special permission from the authority.
8. Los Caracoles Pass, Chile
This road passes through chile and Argentina and remains covered with snow throughout the year. The road has many sheer slopes which will test your patience and courage.
9.  The Stelvio Pass, Italy
The Stelvio pass is located in Italy. It is the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps. This pass looks like a child’s scribble in the mountains. While driving through this pass, it’s best not to look down.
10. Sichuan-Tibet Highway, China
The Sichuan-Tibet highway is a road between Chengdu and Tibet. Landslides and rock avalanches are common on this highway. Due to rock slides and bad weather, this road is one of the most dangerous roads in the world.

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