Driving is cool when there’s light traffic, smooth roads and less pedestrians crossing the streets. But what if you need to travel and you need to pass one of these roads?
Here are the Top 10 Most Dangerous Roads and Highways from around the world you should never take your car on.
10 Roads You Would Never Want to Drive On
- Passage du Gois, submersible causeway in the Bay of Bourgneuf leading to the island of Noirmoutier in France.
- Patiopoulo-Perdikaki Road, a mountain road with an altitude of 1,160 metres. It located in the northeastern part of Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece.
- Luxor-al-Hurghada Road in Egypt, a 4 hour and 40 minutes drive road where bandits and terrorists patrol the highway.
- Taroko Gorge Road in Taiwan is a route made by carving out rocks on the side of the mountains.
- Skippers Canyon Road in north of Queenstown, New Zealand. This narrow road was carved by miners 140 years ago.
- Halsema Highway is the highest altitude highway in the Philippines. It was a site of many vehicular accidents.
- Tianmen Shan Big Gate in China. The roads are scary with many twists & turns & certainly not for the faint-hearted.
- The Eyre Highway is a highway linking Western Australia and South Australia, nicknamed by the travelers as the Slaughter Alley.
- Karakoram Highway, a roadway linking China and Pakistan. Another mountain road plus bandits surprising weather conditions.
- Zoji La Mountain Pass in India. High winds and thick snow makes this road impassable and muddy for some parts of the year.
This major highway is also known as the Benguet-Mountain Province Road, Baguio-Bontoc Road or Mountain Trail. It stretches from Baguio to the municipality of Bontoc, Mountain Province. The highway was named after American engineer Eusebius Julius Halsema, the Baguio City mayor from 1920-1937. Parts of the highway are dangerous, especially during rainy season, when landslides are common and asphalted portions become slippery.