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
PRESS KIT: World-Class Athlete Bios - 2014 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
wolfenews.com - 7/27/2014 4:01:17 PM
He turned heads last August when he battled TD Beach to Beacon champ Micah Kogo to the finish at the 2013 Falmouth Road Race to place second, which capped off a year in which he placed sixth at the World Cross Country Championships – the highest finish ...
UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup : Zanardi and the favourites celebrate wins in Segovia
Boxscore World Sportswire - 7/29/2014 4:41:52 PM
Host country Spain was fourth in the ... was yet another favourite who took the overall World Cup win in Spain. However, unlike in Italy when the 47-year-old Italian won both the time trial and the road race, Zanardi did not totally dominate proceedings ...
Road Trip: Get Rolling With Hot New Sport, Key Log Rolling!
YAHOO Music - 7/30/2014 6:13:44 PM
Last month, Road Trip host Marc Istook met with collegiate athletes competing ... is interested in yet another form of log-related sport! That would be 26-year-old world champion logroller Abby Hoechsler, who grew up in a family full of logrolling enthusiasts.
Windham ready for World Cup's return
Cycling News - 7/30/2014 6:56:41 PM
Cross country, downhill and eliminator racing on tap for American ... The 1.8km downhill drops 394m and begins with a new start house backed up in the woods. The infamous 40-foot Road Gap jump is still part of the course, but there is a new approach ...
Two BMWs drifting on one of the most impressive roads in the world
BMW BLOG - 7/30/2014 9:52:39 AM
They were in the country on a grand tour with an Aston Martin DBS V12 Volante, Ferrari California and a Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder. Host Jeremy Clarkson went on to declare the Transfăgărășan as “the best road in the world” – a title that ...
‘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 ...
The secret world of power generation, and the arrival of world-spanning super grids
Extreme Tech - 7/30/2014 12:30:08 PM
Today, by far the largest synchronized power grid in the world is the synchronous grid of continental ... Unless at-home fusion power or Solar Roadways suddenly take off in the next 10 years, of course.
A surprising map of countries that have the most traffic deaths
Washington Post - 1/18/2013 8:18:38 PM
... to the highest concentration of road deaths (48.4 per 100,000 people), followed by the Cook Islands, Egypt and Libya, according to World Health Organization figures. The WHO also estimates that road traffic fatalities will be the fifth leading ...
Motorcyclists Remember Longtime Figure on Iowa Roadways
ABC Kcrg 9 - 7/29/2014 9:13:53 PM
“And then this 98, 100 pound lady riding her Harley all around the country. She’d get on the bike and take ... have confidence her name won’t be forgotten in the motorcycling world.
World's most stylish supercars take a luxury road trip
CNN - 6/6/2014 9:55:16 PM
Do you fancy driving a Lamborghini down a picturesque country road in France, revving your car's powerful engine while the stunning scenery whizzes past you? And how about an al-fresco Michelin-star lunch, followed by a helicopter ride to Monaco and ...
Cheap Speed Challenge results, car-by-car evaluation
USA Today - 7/28/2014 12:29:31 AM
Dragway to get 0-to-60-mph times, quarter-mile times and 60-to-0-mph braking distances and a day on the road-racing course at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet ... rural roads and highways to measure real-world fuel economy. Eight drivers rotated ...
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 T.E.A.M. Sports’ Adventure Team Challenge Returns to Colorado’s High Country
University Chronicle - 7/31/2014 7:42:37 AM
The annual Adventure Team Challenge from non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports is seeking disabled athletes ... the Challenge includes rafting in Class 3 and Class 4 rapids, off-road mountain bicycling on steep, rocky trails, and technical rope activities ...
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 ...
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 ...