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Iceland to Receive 25 New Ambulances With Updated Design

This summer Iceland will receive 25 new ambulances, and the brand-new vehicles will feature a fresh design meant to make them more visible. The Icelandic Red Cross, which has operated the country’s ambulance fleet for the past 90 years, posted some pictures of the new vehicles on Facebook earlier today.

https://www.facebook.com/raudikrossinn/posts/1898080416989514

The new design features checkered Battenburg (or Battenberg) markings, high-visibility markings used on emergency vehicles in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, and several other countries. Battenburg markings were developed in the mid-1990s in the UK, originally for traffic patrol cars.

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