The Association for International Road Travel has country-specific Road Travel Reports available for most countries for a minimal fee.
Traffic flows on the left side of the road in Zimbabwe.
In many places cars, buses, large trucks, rickshaws, bikes, people on foot, and even animals share the same lanes of traffic, increasing the risk for crashes. If you are seriously injured, emergency care may not be available or may not meet US standards.
Trauma care centers are uncommon outside urban areas.
Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip.
These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot.
Animal bites and scratches can lead to serious diseases such as rabies.Follow your doctor’s instructions for taking the pills; some need to be started before you leave.Hide Motor vehicle crashes are the #1 killer of healthy US citizens in foreign countries.You will need to take prescription medicine before, during, and after your trip to prevent malaria.Your doctor can help you decide which medicine is right for you, and also talk to you about other steps you can take to prevent malaria.