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
Public-Pension Potholes in Wine Country Paradise
Wall Street Journal - 5/29/2015 10:37:10 PM
an earthly paradise north of San Francisco Bay that is home to some of the world’s most outstanding winemakers ... voters will be asked to raise county sales taxes by a quarter-cent to fix their roads. California has the highest gas taxes in the nation ...
S. Korea says self-driving cars will be on roads by 2020
koreatimesus.com - 5/29/2015 10:51:29 PM
SEOUL, May 29 (Yonhap) — Self-driving cars could hit South Korean roads by 2020, an official said Friday ... what it takes to develop unmanned vehicles, adding that the country is the world’s fifth-largest automobile producer and is one of the most ...
Burundi election body's vice president has fled country: sources
Reuters - 5/30/2015 9:35:43 AM
BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - The vice president of Burundi's election commission has fled the country ahead of the poll ... with police manning several checkpoints on the roads. Regional leaders from the East African Community common market will hold a summit ...
Congresswoman Offers Locker-Room Assessment of Roads
Patch - 5/30/2015 2:19:04 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, on Friday spoke with locker-room bluntness about what she called state legislators’ failure to make meaningful headway in fixing Michigan’s crumbling “third world country” roads. “You all need to tell your ...
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: D.C. Roads Feel Like a ‘Third World Country’
Transport Topics - 5/22/2015 12:44:10 PM
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) borrowed a page from the Joe Biden playbook May 22 by equating an aspect of American infrastructure to that of a Third World country to draw attention to the country’s aging transportation system. Vice President Biden last ...
Silk Road website founder jailed for life
France 24 - 5/30/2015 9:28:34 AM
The American convicted of masterminding the criminal website Silk Road was sentenced in court Friday to life ... His four-week trial had been considered a landmark case in the murky world of online crime and government surveillance. Given the significant ...
13 policemen killed in Egypt road accident
The Tribune India - 5/30/2015 5:03:42 AM
and if the driver injures one or more persons he may get at least two years in prison. The WHO ranks Egypt as the world's tenth worst country in road accidents, after India, China and the US. PTI
US judge jails Silk Road mastermind for life
freemalaysiatoday.com - 5/30/2015 8:38:27 AM
NEW YORK: The American convicted of masterminding the criminal website Silk Road was sentenced in court Friday to life ... His four-week trial had been considered a landmark case in the murky world of online crime and government surveillance.
End Of The Road: Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison
Tech Times - 5/30/2015 1:21:48 AM
"The stated purpose [of the Silk Road] was to be beyond the law. In the world you created over time ... creator was better than the laws of this country. This is deeply troubling, terribly misguided, and very dangerous." The sentence is quite harsh ...
Two men biking cross country for charity find hospitality in Southwest Virginia
WDBJ 7 - 5/30/2015 3:23:29 AM
"We want to find ou what's best for us and we want to find out what the world has to offer ... The two are doing some test rides to check their handywork before getting on the road. "i think of m grandfather going up these big hills but then i think ...
U.S. Road Deaths Are Falling, But Here's Where They're On The Rise
The Car Connection - 5/29/2015 10:15:41 PM
But on the other hand, road deaths are on the rise in many countries of the world. Countries with significantly higher ... was up a whopping 16.1 percent over 2013—despite that country's moves to raise the driving age, lower DUI limits, and introduce ...
This has been a month of extreme weather around the world
The Business Insider - 5/29/2015 11:27:16 PM
As bad as the Texas flooding has been, the heat wave in India has been far worse — in fact, the world's fifth-deadliest since 1900, with reports of the 100-degree-plus heat even buckling roads ... on the other end of the country, New York; Boston ...
The founder of Silk Road deserves a harsh sentence (but not nearly as harsh as he got)
Times Union - 5/30/2015 12:53:10 AM
If you believe the world’s drug kingpins should ... But sitting behind a computer coding Silk Road is not so different from overseeing a group of dealers standing on street corners around the country peddling heroin, coke, and meth.
The founder of Silk Road deserves a harsh sentence
Yahoo Finance - 5/29/2015 9:47:03 PM
If you believe the world’s drug kingpins should ... But sitting behind a computer coding Silk Road? It’s not so different from overseeing a group of dealers standing on street corners around the country peddling heroin, coke, and meth.
World Briefs: Islamic State claims Iraq, Saudi attacks
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5/30/2015 3:59:17 AM
Vatican official probed VATICAN CITY — The Vatican archbishop in charge of overseeing the World Meeting of Families is under investigation ... the British newspaper The Independent reported Friday. Silk Road prison sentence NEW YORK — Ross Ulbricht ...