The temporary bridge over Steinavötn river will be opened for all traffic at noon today according to the Icelandic Road Administration.
Ring Road One has been reopened in South Iceland and West Iceland following two accidents between 7 and 8 am this morning.
Traffic on Ring Road One, the road circling Iceland, has never been measured heavier than this past July.
A potentially serious pollution accident was narrowly avoided today, as an oil truck carrying 3000 liters of diesel flipped over on a bridge in Northern Iceland.
With almost 500 people ticketed each year for using their phones while driving, some say that current fines are too low to make an impact.
Vehicles designed for more than eight passengers, as well as specially equipped mountain trucks, will be prohibited from driving in certain parts of downtown Reykjavík, beginning June 1.
Damage has been caused to woodland this winter by visitors to Brúará river, since the waterfall Brúarfoss gained sudden and unprecedented internet fame.
Health officials in the Reykjavík metropolitan area have issued a statement asking people to refrain from driving in Heiðmörk.
The number of foreign tourists injured in traffic in Iceland last year was 223, according to new figures from the Icelandic Transport Authority.
Representatives of the majority and the Progressive Party in the environment and planning board of the City of Reykjavík would like to look into the possibility of assessing a fee for the use of studded car tires.
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.
A new poll from MMR reveals that 45 percent of drivers in Iceland aged 18-29 send or read text messages while driving.
The Reykjavík Pride Parade will take place tomorrow, Saturday, at 2 pm, starting at the BSÍ bus terminal.
In an effort to save the lives of Arctic tern chicks, a road on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, West Iceland, has been painted in bright colors.
The CEO of Europcar, Akureyri, states that Asian drivers more frequently have car accidents than other tourists in Iceland.
During the first two weeks of May, the police in South Iceland collected ISK 6.5 million (USD 52,000, EUR 47,000) in speeding tickets.
A report from the Icelandic Transport Authority, published yesterday, reveals that 16 people lost their lives in traffic accidents in Iceland last year.