The Himalayan Roads
This catch all term for any road leading up into the Himalayas refers to a very dangerous network of unpaved, narrow, and slippery roads that are dotted with crashed cars and rolled over buses.
The second longest road in Brazil has been nicknamed “The Highway of Death” for obvious reasons. Every year, thousands of people die due to its poor upkeep and maintenance and even threats from gangs and bandits.
James Dalton Highway, Alaska
The James Dalton Highway in Alaska, although appearing serene at first glance, is filled with potholes, small flying rocks carried by fast winds, and worst of all, it runs through the middle of nowhere.
Commonwealth Avenue, Philippines
More popularly known as the “Killer Highway” of the Philippines, Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City has seen numerous pedestrian, cyclist, and vehicular deaths over the years due to awful regulations and enforcement of traffic laws.
North Yungas Road, Bolivia
Also known as the “Road of Death” in Bolivia, it is often cited as the most dangerous road in the world. It is a regular occurrence for buses and trucks to go tumbling to the valley below, especially when they try passing each other. Yeah, walking doesn’t sound too bad after all.