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How do British roads shape up against others internationally? This page takes a look and offers an (almost) unbiased view to compare roads around the world.
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A tiny mountainous province high in the Pyrenees. No cities, no motorways, and very little flat land - is there much room for roads?
It's not all dirt tracks across dusty red deserts, you know. Australia has plenty of decent roads and one of the most fickle road numbering systems in the world.
Economically isolated and stubbornly clinging to Communism - but yes, it has a motorway network. Of sorts.
The plus bien roads in Europe? They do have a certain je ne sais quoi.
No railways, no motorways... not a lot of surfaced roads, either. But one amazing driving experience.
Narrow roads, fast cars and no fear: welcome to a country of car lovers.
Ireland pulls in two directions - following British practice and yet straining to prove it's something else entirely. And so it is with Irish roads.
A land where every sign is ten feet up a pole and dogs roam the streets. What's it really like south of the Border?
The Dutch are engineers who drained their low-lying country by building dams and waterways. It's no surprise that they have impressive roads too.
From gravel tracks to grand highways, New Zealand's three million motorists have an interesting time on the road.
Just one motorway and it's the M2 - find out why that is, and what the rest of the roads are like.
A 1000% toll increase overnight? A ban on smoke belchers and water buffalo? That'll be the Phillipine expressway network.
In 2004, Portugal's own prime minister described the state of the country's roads as "civil war". Must be worth a closer look!
EU money is fast making Spain one of the easiest places to drive in the world. See where your cash went!
European and Middle Eastern at once, Turkey can't be easily categorised. Neither can its roads.
A visit to one of the world's fastest-growing and most bizarre cities: Dubai.
Possibly the most controversial page ever written about US roads - Americans hate it. Find out why here!
With thanks to Chris Thompson for information on this page.