Lots of road accidents are happening before and even up to now. One reason for these horrible road accidents to happen is reckless driving. Nonetheless, there are times that accidents happen because of the level of road’s dangerousness. Here are the 10 most dangerous roads in the world right now:
10. Sichuan-Tibet Highway
This road can be found in China. Since it’s a high elevation road, rock avalanches and landslides are expected. These are only a few of the reasons why accidents are just normal here. According to the records, there are already 7,500 cases in this dangerous road.
9. The Stelvio Pass
At the top view, this dangerous road in Italy may appear like a child’s scribble. The road is just at the side of a cliff; not to mention the fact that it is 9045 feet high. You will even feel scared when you look down due to its extreme highness from the base. With this, it’s important to maintain a slower speed of driving.
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8. Los Caracoles Pass
This road is actually between the mountain ranges of Argentina and Chile. What made this road very dangerous is the fact that it has no road fences. Together with the vehicle you are driving, you can be fallen down in just a glimpse of an eye. This road has a lot of sharp turns and steep slopes.
7. Skippers Canyon Road
This road in New Zealand will certainly make drivers scared. It’s because the road is very thin that is at the side of a very high cliff. Because of its higher level of dangerousness, drivers need to secure a permit that will allow them to pass to this particular road.
6. The Zoji Pass
This road is actually part of the Indian National Highway. It’s between Leh and Srinagar. Ladahk and Kashmir are the two cities being connected by this particular dangerous road. What makes it dangerous is the fact that it is 3,528 meters high.