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
Asian drivers don't know road rules, says LNP MP Vaughan Johnson
theguardian.com - 8/28/2014 1:25:49 AM
He said driving conditions in Australia were different to those in other parts of the world and some foreign drivers, particularly those of Asian descent, did not understand the road rules even in their own country. “I’m not against Asian people ...
Will Change the World'
larouchepub.com - 8/28/2014 3:56:08 AM
I have never seen any country go through such a period of development ... and in which all participating countries could benefit. The New Silk Road brings hope to the world economy, and at the same time, with countries facing the danger of terrorism ...
Summer comes to a close with World Championship Off-Road Races
The Northwoods River News - 8/27/2014 7:24:55 AM
The 45th annual World Championship Off-Road Races will be held Aug. 29-31 at the Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, located at 10104 U.S. Hwy. 8 just outside of Crandon. More than 40,000 people from all over the country come to watch the event.
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
Road like 'third world country' after incessant fly-tipping
This is Local London - 8/13/2014 3:59:37 AM
Continuous fly-tipping has left a road "looking like a third-world country", causing misery to those who live on it. Carterhatch Road, in Enfield Wash, has been subject to incessant fly-tipping for several years, leaving people who live closest to the ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 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 ...
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 ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
One India News - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
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 ...
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 ...
World of Wines: Make a road trip into Mexico's wine country
Ruidoso News - 8/14/2014 12:09:22 AM
One of the historical wine regions of Mexico happens to be just a quick two-hour drive from San Diego in the Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California. This area was where a migration of wine makers took place in the 16th century and has evolved into an ...
Is the Sadness Gone from Country Music?
PopMatters - 8/25/2014 5:54:14 AM
And in yet another, our singer flies down a dirt road in a car ... might be the essence of popular music. But the world isn’t quite the same one usually conjured up or stereotyped by the words “country music”. It does have the setting, or at least ...
How Many NBA Players Does Each 2014 FIBA World Cup Team Have?
Bleacher Report - 8/27/2014 12:51:13 AM
So, how is that being distributed out among the 24 teams set to play in Spain at the 2014 World Cup, an international competition ... Perhaps he'll have a chance somewhere down the road, but for now, Erik Murphy (part of the Cleveland Cavaliers) and ...
'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 ...