Safety Ed

You Shouldn’t Need a Parachute to Take a Drive
November 12, 2006, 12:13 am
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And some on my trucker friends say they have a dangerous job. At least they don’t have to drive on this road.

The road from Bolivia’s main city, La Paz, to a region known as the Yungas was built by Paraguayan prisoners of war back in the 1930s.

Many of them perished in the effort. Now it is mainly Bolivians who die on the road – in their thousands.


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