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  • this video was made possible by Dash Lane.

  • Stay safe on the Internet for free by signing up for dash Lane at dash line dot com slash r l l Driving sucks.

  • It's dangerous, and you have to deal with traffic, potholes, UFOs, weather and people who emerged without putting on their blinker.

  • But you don't usually think when you get in the car about how dangerous your upcoming drive really is, but maybe you should.

  • Road traffic accidents currently kill more people per year than malaria, and it's the leading cause of death for people under the age of 29.

  • In 2013 alone, 1.25 million people died in vehicle accidents across the world and up to 50 million more were injured.

  • Those numbers are similar to the casualties suffered during entire wars, but they happen every year, and when you compare, pair these numbers of deaths to the amount of air travel related deaths also reported in 2013 you'd find that only 173 people died, which is 7225 times less people than died in traffic accidents.

  • But let's take a look at which countries across the world are the most dangerous to drive in and which ones are the safest.

  • There's a couple different ways to measure this, but the first is by measuring road fatalities per year per 100,000 people.

  • By this measurement, these are the top 20 most dangerous countries in the world to drive in, with Libya being by far the worst, recording 73 point four traffic related deaths per 100,000 residents in 2013.

  • By comparison, the US recorded only 10.6, the U.

  • K.

  • Just 2.9 and Norway, which is the safest country in the world to drive in, recorded only 2.2.

  • But there's another way to measure how dangerous the country's roads are the amount of road fatalities per 100,000 vehicles inside the country.

  • So by this measurement, here are the new top 20 most dangerous countries in the world to drive in, in which you'll notice the Libya is interestingly absent.

  • Now.

  • The most dangerous roads appear to be located here in Guinea, with 9462.5 deaths recorded in 2013 per 100,000 vehicles that is 734 times higher than the rate in the U.

  • S.

  • 1855 times higher than the rate in the UK and 3052 times higher than the rate in Norway, which by this metric again scores the safest driving rank in the world.

  • While all of this is interesting, you clicked on this video because you wanted to know what individual road in the world is the most dangerous.

  • And so there's a few for you to consider.

  • The single deadliest road accident ever took place in Afghanistan in 1982 during the Soviet invasion of the country, at the selling tunnel through the Hindu Kush mountains to Soviet convoys collided with one another and created a huge traffic jam through the three kilometer long tunnel.

  • All of those cars, idling inside of the tunnel for hours, produced a lot of carbon monoxide that stuck around and killed at least 176 people while they were waiting.

  • While that incident was definitely horrible, it's not like the tunnel is always that dangerous.

  • So what about some roads that are dangerous all the time?

  • Year round for that I'd like to show you the James Dalton Highway in Alaska, arguably the most dangerous road to drive on in the United States and probably North America.

  • The road begins in Fairbanks and heads up north for 414 miles across the Alaskan wilderness to Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic Ocean.

  • There are only three towns along this entire stretch of road, with combined population of 60 people cold foot and mile 1 75 Wiseman at mile 1 88 and Dead Horse all the way at the end.

  • At mile 4 14.

  • There are also only three gas stations, one at mile 56 2 Maurin, cold foot and dead horse.

  • So once you get to cold foot, it's another 239 miles to the next gas station, and the road itself is only paved for 25% of it.

  • The rest of it is just gravel.

  • In addition, the only medical facilities are located in the town's on either end of the road, so in an emergency you could find yourself over 200 miles away from the nearest hospital, so survival gear is highly encouraged to be brought with you and polar bears are also known to occasionally wander onto the highway.

  • And since they sometimes hunt humans, you may have to deal with one attacking you.

  • And finally, there's the temperature, which could hit a pretty cold minus 62 degrees Celsius in the winter.

  • So if your car breaks down in winter, you'd be dealing with horrible cold, getting stranded hundreds of miles away from civilization and maybe deal with some polar bear attacks.

  • But if you thought this was the most dangerous road in the world this whole time, you're wrong because it's not the actual road that is consistently ranked as the most dangerous road that you should never drive on is the Yungas Road in Bolivia, which is literally nicknamed the Road of Death because it looks like this, and also because 200 to 300 people die driving over it every year.

  • 6 to 9% of all the road fatalities in Bolivia take place on this one single road, and it's pretty easy to see why.

  • It's a single lane road with very few guardrails and exposed cliffs that drop down over one 1000 m below the road is on Lee, a single vehicle wide with traffic that goes both ways, and none of it is paved.

  • The road is 69 kilometers long and connects the towns of the pause in Puerto Rico.

  • Here, drivers are expected to drive on the left, so they have a better view of the cliffs that they could, you know, drive off of the cliffs, maybe the main hazard.

  • But landslides from above can also crush the car you're driving.

  • Rain could make the entire experience muddy and slippery, and fog can greatly reduce your visibility of the cliffs.

  • Passing vehicles.

  • That air, coming from the opposite direction is one of the most dangerous maneuvers, like in 1983 when a bus fell off of the cliff and killed over 100 people the worst road accident in the history of Bolivia.

  • But thankfully, a new road has been built recently that bypasses the old dangerous one, so nobody has to drive on it anymore.

  • But you still could.

  • If you really want to drive on the world's most dangerous road.

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What's the Most Dangerous Road in the World?

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/24
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