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A fact sheet on the relationship between roads, forests and wildfires.
Some key take-aways from this article include:
Roaded forests are at a greater risk of experiencing wildfires than unroaded forest.
Human-ignited wildfire is almost five times more likely to occur in a roaded area than in a roadless area.
There are 375,000 miles of roads in our national forests.