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  • 7 of America's Most Infamous Highways

    "20/20" took a drive on some of the country's most dangerous, infamous highways. Kicking off a few of the ones "20/20" profiled is The Snake in California: Driving enthusiasts flock to this swerving stretch of road on California's Mulholland Highway. Hairpin turns, inexperienced drivers and speeding cyclists add to the danger and thrill of The Snake.
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    The Red Narrows, Utah: One of the most beautiful stretches of blacktop on Utah's Highway 6 is also its most dangerous. A terrifying combination of heavy truck traffic, cliffs and canyons and unmarked lane changes make this the spot of many fatal car accidents.
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    I-95, Florida: I-95 is a heavily traveled super-highway that spans from Maine to Miami, Fla. A particularly dangerous section runs from Miami to Georgia, with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data estimating that there are 1.73 accidents every mile. Speeding and severe congestion contribute to dangerous driving conditions.
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    The Cross-Bronx Expressway, New York: It's not just severe congestion that makes this thoroughfare the "Highway of Death." Lack of breakdown lanes, narrow lanes, potholes and poor lighting all contribute to dangerous road conditions and the potential for an accident.
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    Highway 138, California: The dangerous swath of highway runs from I-15 to Palmdale in Los Angeles County. From twisting lanes through the mountains to extreme congestion closer to the city, Highway 138 has been dubbed the "California Deathway" and "Blood Alley."
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    Route 6, Massachusetts: Located on the way out to a popular beach destination, Suicide Alley is a two-lane freeway on Route 6, also called the Mid-Cape Highway, to Cape Cod. High summer traffic and a lack of medians separating the lanes have led to many head-on collisions.
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    Dalton Highway, Alaska: Previously used by truckers for hauling oil and goods from Fairbanks to the North Slope of Alaska, Dalton Highway was opened to tourists in 1994. Cars drive neck-and-neck with huge semis winding through the Alaskan mountains on this two-lane dirt road, and a helicopter patrols the area twice a day to check for accidents.
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