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5 Roads You Would Never Ever Want to Drive On

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Passage De Gois: France

This 4.5 km stretch of road links the French mainland with the island of noirmoutier, on France’s Atlantic coast. At first glance, you may think that’s’ not a bad road to drive. Wait a few hours and your opinion will change as the tide comes in and causes the entire route to vanish.

Dangerous view:

Twice a day this road is underwater and any cars that mistime their crossing are going with it.

PatiaPoulo:

Over the 23.5 km length of this greek road, the elevations change almost 500km. This might not sound too bad to you, but throw in a lot of potholes significantly tights swift and turns, heavy trucks down.

Dangerous view:

The icing on the cake for this particular route is that there are often no lines which mean many night-time travelers drive straight off the road to their death. This stretch of road between the ancient city of Luxor and the red sea.

Luxor-al- Hurghada road:

This stretch of road between the ancient city of Luxor and the red sea. Resort city of Hurghada is one which many will tell you to stay away from. But why you ask?

Dangerous view:

First, the road goes through some rather remote areas where a breakdown can mean big trouble depending on what time of day it is.

Taroko Gorge Road- Taiwan:

Part of Taiwan’s Highway No.8 the Tokyo George road is widely considered to be the country’s deadliest stretch of roadway. Faces significant landslides and erosion thanks to heavy rain and earthquakes.

Skippers Canyon road: New Zealand

When our rental insurance won’t cover you for driving on this road, you know it must be dangerous. Located in southwest New Zealand, skippers canyon road has all the characteristics you’d expect of a dangerous route.

Dangerous view:

It is carved into the side of mountains and hills, has very little in the way of safety features and barriers and is extremely narrow.