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
A Fifth of World's Deaths Take Place in Country, But for All New Reasons
The New Indian Express - 12/19/2014 5:59:50 AM
According to an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 published in The Lancet, it was found that suicide, road injuries, diabetes and hypertension linked heart trouble were major death causes in India. On the bright side, the average life ...
Netherlands Becomes the First Country To Open A Solar Road For Public Use
NDTV - 12/16/2014 6:24:51 AM
Solar energy is the world's fastest growing source ... Most of the buildings in the country now have solar panels installed on the roofs. We see them powering the signals on the road, but now engineers in the Netherlands have done something different.
Man Visits Every Country In The World In Airplane-free Trip And Just $20 A Day
clapway.com - 12/18/2014 7:58:32 PM
A shipping consultant turned adventurer is set to become the first person to visit every country in the world – all 203 of them ... difficulties aside from his sparing lifestyle on the road: In accomplishing his dream, Torbjørn must visit hostile ...
Palestinian Statehood: the road ahead
Euronews - 12/17/2014 6:26:39 PM
In 2014 one country in Europe made a decision which could have a significant ... upgrade Palestine’s status to non-member observer status. Over two thirds of the world’s countries approved the motion. Israel and other countries who object maintain ...
Accept Bad Roads; We're A Third World Country – Urban Roads dept
Peacefmonline - 11/18/2014 12:27:21 PM
Ghanaians must learn to tolerate the nature of their roads because Ghana is a Third World country hoping to catch up with the developed world, an official of the Urban Roads department has said. According to Benjamin Adomah, inasmuch as the department is ...
What’s it like to live in Qatar, the world's richest country?
Daily Telegraph - 11/11/2012 8:42:00 PM
Qatar is still a country in transition. Its “2030 vision” pledges a world-class infrastructure ... with many expats having no choice but to educate their children at home. Doha’s roads are buckling under the strain – friends report commutes ...
Brad Paisley Adds More Dates to Country Nation World Tour
The Boot - 11/3/2014 1:56:43 PM
Pop the champagne and cue the fireworks: When the New Year rings in, country fans will get even more of Brad Paisley. He has announced the extension ... the ‘River Bank’ hitmaker will head back onto the road, starting in Morgantown, W.V. — the ...
Senegal is free from Ebola, WHO says
CNN - 10/17/2014 2:02:34 PM
the World Health Organization declared Friday, congratulating the country on the diligence that enabled it to repel the threat. Senegal had only one case, a man who had entered the country by road from Guinea, where he'd had direct contact with an Ebola ...
1.2 Billion Vehicles On World's Roads Now, 2 Billion By 2035: Report
Green Car Reports - 7/28/2014 11:59:42 PM
The Ward's calculation totaled passenger cars, light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, and buses, but it did not include off-road or heavy construction ... than Western countries; it has 1.3 billion of the world's 7 billion residents, but only 100 million ...
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 ...
Driverless vehicles: The end of the road for the trucker?
CNN - 9/3/2014 9:46:56 AM
(CNN)-- Driving a lorry or a truck across the country isn't easy ... Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Center, " but driverless trucks can go 24 hours a day." Driverless technology could help companies reliant on the roads in much the same way ...
The Netherlands Is Set To Open The World’s First Solar Bike Lane
Think Progress - 11/11/2014 2:51:39 PM
The Netherlands is opening up the world’s first stretch of road made with ... But the Netherlands isn’t the only country to begin looking seriously into solar roads. In the U.S., one couple’s Solar Roadways Indiegogo campaign has raised more than ...
Braving The Back Roads Of Guanacaste In Costa Rica, The World’s Happiest Country
GADLING - 3/3/2013 6:00:33 PM
Take a look at a road map of Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula and you’ll see a jumble of squiggly lines that seem to meander in circles with no clear pattern. Before setting off in a rental car from Santa Teresa, at the foot of Nicoya, heading towards ...
Ride the World’s Best Motorcycle Roads
Wired News - 7/7/2008 4:57:47 AM
The world’s fastest roads may be arrow ... can be exhilarating — there’s a 7-mile stretch of road in the Oakland Hills we could ride all day if we had to. Anyone who’s spent time on a motorcycle has a favorite road. Here are some of ours.
Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
An average of 17 Saudi Arabian residents die on the country’s roads each day, a report by the Kingdom’s General Directorate of Traffic has revealed. The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world’s highest ...