Roads You Would Never Want To Drive On
Passage De Gois France
This 4.3 kilometers stretch of road links, the French mainland with the Island of Noirmoutier on Francis Atlantic coast. At first glance, you might think that’s not a bad road to drive on, wait a few hours. And your opinion will change. As the tide comes in and causes the entire route to vanish twice a day. This road is under water and any car that miss times they’re crossing is going with it. Even if you time, the tide’s just right driving this road can be a challenge because it’s wet and covered with seaweed, which can make it as slippery as Ice .
Patiopoulo-Perdikaki Road, Greece
The 23.5 kilometer length of this Greek road. The elevation changes almost 500 meters. This might not sound so bad to you right now, but throw in a lot of potholes, significantly tight twists and turns, heavy truck pedestrian and livestock traffic. And the fact that there are very few, if Annie guardrails and you have one hell of a dangerous road, the icing on the cake for this particular route is that there are often no lines or markings, which means many nighttime travelers drive straight off the road and to their death.
Luxor Al Hurghada Road, Egypt
This Stretch of road between the ancient city of Luxor and the red sea resort. City of Hurghada is one which many will tell you to stay away from, but why you ask first the road goes through some rather remote areas where a breakdown can mean big trouble, depending on what time of day it is. Second, this area is known to be patrolled by bands of criminals and terrorists who generally strike at night. This has led many people to drive without their headlights on at night resulting in a significant number of fatal head-on collisions. If you want to drive at night by some high-end night vision goggles, please,
Taroco Gorge Road Taiwan
Part of Taiwan’s highway number eight, the Toronto Gorge road is widely considered to be the country’s deadliest stretch of roadway carved into, and sometimes through the mountainous terrain, this road faces significant erosion and landslides, thanks to heavy rain and earthquakes. It has made all the more challenging by the fact that the road is extremely narrow in spots and has numerous blind corners, which can be full on surprises, lose control, or get bumped by another car. There’s a good bet. You are plummeting down the side of the mountain and becoming the latest victim of this infamous stretch of road
Skippers Canyon Road, New Zealand
When your rental insurance won’t cover you for driving on a road, you know, it must be dangerous located in Southwest New Zealand, skippers Canyon road has all the characteristics you’d expect of a dangerous route. It is carved into the side of a mountain has very little in the way of safety features and barriers, and is extremely narrow. In fact, this 16.5 mile stretch is so narrow that if two vehicles meet one, we’ll often have to back up for some distance to find a path wide enough to let the other Pass safely.
Halsema Highway Philippines
Situated 2000 meters above sea level. This road is deemed safest in the summer months of March and April. That’s because over the rest of the year, heavy rainfalls fog rock and mudslides can turn this route into a nightmare. Tourists, brave the risk to take in the amazing views of the landscape. Unfortunately, the dangerous environment combined with the fact that tour buses often drive far too fast on this rather narrow stretch means that every year there are many crashes as vehicles hit one another, or simply roll off the edge of where the road and plummet down the mountain side.
Tiamen Mountain Road, China
11 kilometers long, and with an elevation change of 1100 meters from start to finish this Chinese roadway is not for the faint of heart with 99. Hairpin turns this road isn’t narrow by the standard of other roads mentioned in this video, but meeting an oncoming vehicle can make things a bit challenging. There are barriers all along the route, but too much speed or getting caught up in the beauty of the surrounding mountains. Won’t prevent you from going over the edge and taking a rather Long Fall to the bottom .
EYRE HIGHWAY AUSTRALIA
Straight, Flat, and well-maintained Australia’s ear highway doesn’t sound like it belongs on this list of dangerous roads do not be fooled. This 1,675 kilometer long stretch of road goes through one of the most desolate and remote parts of Australia picture Madmax only with far fewer bandits and more wombats, camels and kangaroos. In fact, the road is so straight, flat and featureless that motors have a hard time paying attention or even staying awake. This has produced a significant number of crashes and collisions resulting in Australians, giving the road the nickname, Slaughter Alley !
Karakoram Highway China to Pakistan
The world’s highest paved international roadway. The Cara Khurram highway cuts through the mountains and canyons that link China and Pakistan naturally being a mountainous route. This road is dangerous to begin with. Add in heavy fog, sudden blizzard and flooding, and you have a terrifying drive. It doesn’t end there. However, as bandits and terrorists are known to camp out and your certain sections of the road, always ready to strike an unsuspecting target. Even if you can handle all of this, the highway is so high above sea level at some drivers suffer from altitude sickness, thanks to the thin air
Zoji La Pass India
It truly is amazing what some people will call a road. This 9.5 long stretch is situated 3.5 kilometers above sea level and links. The cities of Latka and cashmere high winds and heavy snowfall make this route impassable for long periods. During the year, motorists are advised to use four wheel drive, but the mud can become so thick after a rain that even the best vehicles get stuck, even in perfect weather, the narrow roads, lack of safety barriers, and used by other large trucks and means the Zoji La Pass is one road to stay clear of.