The 10 most dangerous roads in America

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Although the consistent, unchanging open road can be relaxing, some roads require a bit more concentration.

While there are terrifying yet thrilling roads all over the world, there are plenty of roads that offer adventure right in the US.

From Alaska's Dalton Highway to Florida's Highway 1, these are the most dangerous roads in the US.The Dalton Highway in Alaska

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Alaska's nightmarish Dalton Highway stretches some 400 miles through remote forests, tundras, and over the Yukon River.

What makes this drive extra scary is its 240-mile stretch with no gas stations, restaurants, hotels, or any other basic services. The road also contains multiple signs warning of steep grades and avalanches.

I-15 in Nevada

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A 181-mile stretch of Interstate 15 between Las Vegas and Los Angeles was ranked as the most deadly stretch of road in the US in 2010. The study revealed that in 15 years alone, 1,069 people had perished on the road.

The Million Dollar Highway in Colorado

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This stretch of US Route 550 traverses three 10,000-foot mountains passes, and winds across steep cliffs and hairpin curves, all without guardrails.

Local folklore says Colorado's Million Dollar Highway got its name because an early traveler said you'd have to pay her one million dollars to drive it again.

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