A682

A682, England's most dangerous road

A 14 mile single lane road from junction M65 in Lancashire to A65 at Long Preston, North Yorkshire, in A682 road is described as England's most dangerous road. It has claimed over 100 lives in the last 10 years.

This asphalted narrow country road has a rate of 0.5 deaths per 10 miles. Despite the apparent danger the road remains a favourite of motorcyclists nationwide and is extremely busy every weekend. 

On this single carriageway there have been almost 100 fatalities in the last decade. It’s favourite of motorcyclists thanks to its fast, sweeping nature. The road is dangerous because the speeding traffic, blind turns and hidden junctions.

 

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