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.
This month, only 59 traffic violations have come to the desk of the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police.
The average traffic in the West Fjords has never been heavier than in July, 2015, or 1,017 cars per day.