Municipal authorities and residents of Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, believe it’s urgent to complete adding a second lane on Reykjanesbraut.
The Icelandic Investigative Committee of Transportation Accidents (RNSA) is worried about limited seat belt use among foreign tourists and believes there is need for increased education in that area.
Two serious accidents occurred on Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, yesterday, one of them fatal.
The number of foreign tourists injured in traffic in Iceland last year was 223, according to new figures from the Icelandic Transport Authority.
The number of foreign tourists seriously injured in automobile accidents in Iceland increased by 80 percent during the first ten months of last year compared to the same period the previous year.
One bus rolled over on Ring Road one, by Pétursey (west of Vík í Mýrdal) in South Iceland just before noon, and three other buses skidded off the road in that area.
Holtavörðuheiði mountain pass has been closed, due to a collision which occurred before 3 pm near Fornihvammur.
A new poll from MMR reveals that 45 percent of drivers in Iceland aged 18-29 send or read text messages while driving.
The bus accident in Southwest Iceland on Tuesday, where 17 people were injured, at least five of them seriously, has brought attention to the importance of being well prepared for such an accident.
Most of the passengers on the bus that rolled over by Skálafell, Southwest Iceland, this morning were Chinese tourists.
Between five and seven people were seriously injured when a 40-passenger bus drove off the road by Skálafell, Southwest Iceland, this morning, and rolled over.
Yesterday was the first day of winter in Iceland. Not surprisingly, it brought along poor road conditions, resulting in a few traffic accidents last night on icy roads.
One person is dead following a collision around noon yesterday between two cars on Reykjanesbraut road, near Keflavík International Airport.
A serious traffic accident occurred on Reykjanesbraut road in Hafnarfjörður, just south of Reykjavík, this afternoon.
Rescue workers were called out yesterday afternoon to assist two men, stuck in a 4x4 in Steinholtsá river, on the road to Þórsmörk.
The tourist who died when hit by a car in South Iceland on Saturday night, was a Chinese male, born in 1971.
An eight-year-old girl lost her life in a car crash on Ólafsfjarðarvegur road in North Iceland on Sunday.
A fatal traffic accident occurred on Reykjanesbraut, close to Keflavík International Airport, around 7 am this morning.
One person died in a collision between a passenger car and a 4x4 in Hvalfjörður tunnel yesterday afternoon.