15 Most Extreme Roads To Test Your Driving Skills

As of 2018, there are 102 million miles worth of roads in the world that have been cataloged. While the majority of those roads may be freshly paved and smoothed over, there are plenty that veer from the beaten path and require a sturdy vehicle and driver to navigate. Some roads have tight turns or face the risk of avalanches and earthquakes, making them difficult to traverse and claiming the lives of those unfortunate enough to fall victim to them. Today’s video showcases the top 15 most extreme roads in the world.


Kicking off the list is the Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway, known for its perilous yet scenic drive. Other notable mentions include the Kotahuasi Canyon Road in Peru, the Taroko Gorge Road in Taiwan, the Karakoram Highway between China and Pakistan, the Fairy Meadows Road in Pakistan, and the 99 Bend Road to Heaven in China. These roads present challenges like treacherous altitude, dangerous hairpin curves, unpaved sections, steep cliffs, and unpredictable natural hazards, making them some of the most dangerous and thrilling drives on the planet.