Roads in Afghanistan are not well-maintained, and potholes are frequent. In addition, drivers are aggressive and pedestrian accidents are common. However, the biggest issues take place outside of the city. Land mines are a problem in some rural areas, and kidnappings should also be a concern of anyone driving outside of Kabul.
The transportation system in Afghanistan is marginal, although the international community is constructing modern highways and provincial roads. Vehicles are poorly maintained, often overloaded, and traffic laws are not enforced. Roadside assistance is non-existent. Read more…
For additional information on traffic safety and driving conditions in Afghanistan, visit the U.S. State Department website.