August 26, 2013
Countries You'd Be Safer Not Driving In
Justin Berkowitz, Car and Driver
“If you do drive in the Dominican Republic, you should be aware that the utmost caution and defensive driving are necessary,” warns the U.S. Department of State in the generally cautious travel section of its website. Except when it’s talking about North Korea, this is about as strong a rebuke as our calm diplomatic corps typically musters. But the warning should be bolder, as the Dominican Republic has the highest rate of traffic fatalities in the world.