Nine Of The World’s Most Dangerous Roads

Published March 15, 2016
Updated January 25, 2018

From the cliffs of New Zealand to the ice sheets of Alaska, take a terrifying look at the world's nine most dangerous roads.

Despite today’s multiplicity of transportation options, roads remain the most universal way to connect communities and move goods and passengers from one place to another. However, the definition of “road” can be rather loose, and while driving in some parts of the world, traffic jams and heavy tolls may be the least of your worries.

From cliffside peril to highways crossing through crime zones, here are nine of the world’s most dangerous roads. Steer clear — unless you’re looking for a strong dose of adventure:

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For a stunning drive without the terror, check out Australia's Great Ocean Road and America's five best road trips.

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