Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Roadways map
Ireland named fifth best travel country in the world by Lonely Planet
Irish Central - 10/21/2014 6:05:22 AM
The Lonely Planet is the world’s largest travel-guide book ... “There’s a whole lot of love for the old country, which carries a burden of expectation skewed towards the sheep-on-the-road, thatched-roof image – slightly at odds with the modern ...
On the road to find the world’s funniest person
Montgomery Advertiser - 10/20/2014 7:56:55 PM
LOS ANGELES – It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace ... don’t pay it. “The country has an army. The bank has four cashiers and a cleaning ...
Brad Paisley Announces 2014 Country Nation World Tour
Taste of Country - 5/15/2014 12:55:51 PM
Brad Paisley‘s revving up to hit the road for his 2014 Country Nation World Tour, bringing his hits to cities in the United States and Canada this summer. Paisley’s tour, sponsored by Kraft Cheese & Dairy brands, kicks off in the City of Brotherly Love ...
The best economies in the world
USA Today - 9/14/2014 7:32:12 AM
The most competitive countries maintain a high level of quality for road networks and transportation infrastructure ... ranked first in the world. While the country ranked first in its ability to attract an extremely high level of talent, efficient hiring ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
One India News - 11/6/2013 4:55:30 PM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
'How I visited every country in the world - without a single flight'
Daily Telegraph - 11/29/2012 10:26:31 AM
This would be the first of many border crossings as I embarked on what I knew would be the biggest adventure of my life: the Odyssey Expedition, the first surface journey to every country in the ... but after 1,426 days on the road, on Monday I crossed ...
Canadian soldier dead after hit by 'radicalised' Islamic State driver
The Straits Times - 10/21/2014 8:02:53 PM
OTTAWA (REUTERS, AFP) - One of two Canadian soldiers run down by a car driven by a suspected Islamic State militant has died, police said on Tuesday, the first such incident in Canada since the country joined ... on the side of the road.
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla ... to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness World Record ...
U.S. Broadcast Details for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships
Universal Sports - 9/9/2014 8:56:52 AM
The UCI Road World Championships attracts 1,000 of the world’s best cyclists who take this rare opportunity to compete for their countries, just as they do during an Olympic Games. The United States will serve as the host country for the first time since ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...
Bookstores live! Secrets of the stores saving the book world
Salon - 9/11/2014 10:59:11 PM
Their dispatches from the road begin here. When we left New York with nothing but an enormous summer’s sunbaked country on the other side of the windshield, and half a dozen readings on the calendar for the next week and a half, the main question we ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/24/2008 1:07:23 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
Driverless vehicles: The end of the road for the trucker?
CNN - 9/4/2014 10:07:14 AM
(CNN)-- Driving a lorry or a truck across the country isn't easy. In the United States ... at RWTH Aachen University The United Kingdom recently allowed the vehicles on the road, joining California, Florida and Nevada in the United States in changing ...
Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world’s highest number of deaths from road accidents, which now make up the country’s principal ... that if the current rise in road accident rates is not curbed, Saudi ...
World's best drives: Wheeler Dealers Mike Brewer and Edd China on their top routes
Radio Times - 9/1/2014 3:25:45 PM
Arguably one of the most stunning roads in the world, with 8.3kms of exotic scenery ... Edd says: It’s an epic, epic road. Norway is doing very well as a country right now; it has a fish and oil industry and it’s invested a lot of that money back ...