Check out this list of some of the most dangerous roads in the world. These roads have the planet's high death rates and are lethal.
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About 1.3 million people die in traffic accidents every year, according to the World Health Organization, which has declared 2011-2021, "A decade of action for road safety."
While many of those deaths could be prevented by better driving, there are some roads that test the skill, and courage, of any driver. Whether it's hairpin bends, sheer mountain drops or roads through war zones, these are the world's most life-risking roads.