A number of countries as well as roads in the US have been identified as the most dangerous places to drive. The dangerous countries were determined based on the ratio of deaths related to vehicular accidents to number of vehicles. The US roads that top the list were considered dangerous for being the fastest roads or roads where vehicle travel speed is fastest.
Some drivers may be intimated by these statistics but there is no reason to totally avoid these places especially if one really needs to go to a country included in the list or one has to travel through the so-called fastest roads. The principles of defensive driving dictates that a responsible driver should be be able to anticipate possible risks and be prepared for them. With the right information and sensible driving, drivers can still live to see the day that they can say that they survived driving in these danger territories.
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