Published On: Sun, Jul 9th, 2017

Top 10 Most Dangerous Roads In The World 2017

A road is a route, or way on land between two places and way to joint two places with one another it improved to allow travel by foot and form of conveyance which are, including a motor vehicle, cart, bicycle, horse and others.

There are many road’s in the world that are very dangerous and drivers face lot of challenges and risk during driving in other words dangerous road’s have high death rate during rainy season, snowfall, land sliding, turns, may make these more and more dangerous and risky.

Those people who live near these world dangerous road they use these roads for their daily transportation and face more challenges and fear. North Yungas Road, Bolivia top most dangerous road also known as road of death and 200 to 300 people face death in a year.

Here is the list of top 10 Most Dangerous Roads in the World 2017

10. Halsema Highway (Philippines)

Halsema Highway is a national highway also highest altitude highway in the Philippines and also called Benguet-Mountain Province Road located in the Cordillera Central range in northern Luzon. It is declaring as one of the most dangerous road in the world its construction start in 1922 with the help of locals and it was completed in 1930 as a foot trail it was named by American engineer, named Eusebius Julius Halsema who served as the mayor of Baguio City during 1920 to 1937. It’s more dangerous during rainy season because landslides are more common and road become more slippery.


9. Patiopoulo – Perdikaki Road (Greece)

Another most dangerous road in the world Patiopoulo Perdikaki Road Mountain with a length of 23.5 km situated in the northeastern part of Aetolia-Acarnania. This dangerous road is full of twists turns and real challenges road a real test of driver’s skills but night time driving its more dangerous because there are no lights to guide your way at all. There’s more madness involved here the road evidently includes sharp drop offs on not just one, but on both sides and there are no barriers for the safety purposes of any driver.


8. Grand Trunk Road (India)

The Grand Trunk Road is one of Asia’s oldest longest and most dangerous roads in the world its inked South Asia with Central Asia. This road constructed by the Pashtun emperor Sher Shah Suri in the 16th century, 1,500 miles from Bangladesh in the east to Pakistan in the west, serving as one of the main thoroughfares across the Indian subcontinent. It’s not more dangerous due to height or bad road condition it’s also very busiest there’s the cyclists, the pedestrians, the salesmen, the ox carts, the cows, the buffalos and many more traffic.


7. Jalalabad–Kabul Road, Afghanistan

Due to many traffic accidents, the road between Jalalabad and Kabul is declaring as to one of the most dangerous in the world in winter due to snowfalls the highway remains closed and vehicles full of passengers can be waiting for many hours. The road is difficult and dangerous it’s a nightmare in the wet or dark (or both) the drivers cannot move fast if drivers are climbing one of the gorge’s thousand-foot hills, they fall down, they fall over. This road covered with a firm surface for the very first time in 1960s by the West German government and was rebuilt by Pakistan after the fall of the Taliban.


6. Skippers Canyon Road, New Zealand

The Skippers Canyon Road, situated in the south-west of New Zealand’s South Island with the length of 22 kilometer it was build during the gold rush constructed between the 1883 and 1890 and this dangerous road considered major engineering feat in its day Skippers Canyon was formed by Glaciers . This road is so narrow and full of fear that if two cars or buses have to cross each other, one must have to reverse back for anything up to three kilometers of winding narrow road to get to a place for the cross each other because its one way.


5. James Dalton Highway, Alaska

This most dangerous road start from Elliott Highway, north of Fairbanks, and ends at Deadhorse near the Arctic Ocean and the Prudhoe Bay oil fields. It was built during 1974 for the purpose of supply road to support the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System. This world risky road is directly parallels the pipeline, and considered as one of the most isolated roads in the United States, Coldfoot, Wiseman and Deadhorse are only three route with this highway. According to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management eight rules for this road like most important are always drive with headlight, stay on right side of the road, don’t stop on bridge or hills and others.


4. The Bayburt Highway (D915), Turkey

The Bayburt Highway D915 is one of the most challenging and dangerous roads in the world which is found in Trabzon province, Turkey this world dangerous road link with a town in Trabzon Province in the Black Sea region, and Bayburt, a city in northeast Turkey lying on the Çoruh River. Snowfall or snowstorm and land sliding may occur at any time this also makes this road very risky and unpredictable ,fog and rain also make it dangerous because with this reason road can get very muddy and slippery. The very popular part of the road is located near the Caykara town that is called Derebasi Turns.


3. Fairy Meadows Road, Pakistan

This world dangerous road is situated in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan with the length of 16,2km there are no barriers’ to protect the vehicles one wrong move and it’s a very long drop. This road or destination for the backpackers, photographers, and mountain climbers who want to get closer to the huge peak and enjoy the beauty of this area but this is always dangerous some part of this road cross through cycling or walking its full of adventure not for the faint of heart. No doubt this road is filled with much fear, unpredictable weather conditions and patronizes rock falls.


2. Sichuan-Tibet Highway, China

With the length of 2,142km Sichuan-Tibet Highway is so dangerous for drives that start from Chengdu of Sichuan on the east and ends at Lhasa in Tibet on the west. Due to rock slides, avalanches, and bad weather drivers should certainly use monish, because of this world dangerous road drivers feel fear during driving and become confused that’s why record of over 7,500 deaths for every 100,000 drivers. Traffic jam also big problem of this dangerous road thousand of vehicles at standstill, theft and even kidnapping accruing amongst the drivers.


1. North Yungas Road, Bolivia

One of the top most dangerous road North Yungas Road also called as the “Road of Death”, Grove’s Road and Road of fate in the Yungas region of Bolivia. During 2006, one estimate stated that 200 to 300 travelers were killed in every year due to this world dangerous road. This road was constructed in the 1930s during the Chaco War by Paraguayan prisoners. The restricted single lane road is usually used by huge trucks and buses that often fall victim to the crumbling edges, in that case a vehicle fall down into the 2,000 foot drop to the rainforest below.


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