Only Minor Injuries in Two-Bus Accident

Passengers sustained only minor injuries in an accident involving two buses in Kjalarnes last night, near Reykjavík. RÚV reports that no major injuries were sustained by any of the travellers, [...]

Travel Advisory in Southwest Iceland

Blizzard conditions are expected throughout today in Southwest Iceland, according to the Icelandic Met Office. Snow, strong winds, and poor visibility are forecasted throughout the region, [...]

Westfjords Municipality to Discuss Proposed Road With Minister

The local council of Reykhólahreppur will likely delay voting between two routes for a new road through Gufudalssveit in the South Westfjords. Council chairman Ingimar Ingimarsson stated on RÚV [...]

Northern Lights Driving Causes Danger

Travellers seeking northern lights can cause considerable danger on roads, according to Aftenposten. Icelandic police authorities have warned travellers of the danger. Travellers come from all [...]

Drivers Face New Fines for Children Not Wearing Seat Belts

As of this weekend, Suðurnes police in South Iceland will be issuing tickets to drivers traveling with children in their vehicles who are not in car seats or wearing seat belts, RÚV reports. [...]

Parents On Crossing Guard Duty After Teen Hit by Car

Parents and school staff in the Vesturbær neighborhood on the west side of Reykjavík are on high alert after a thirteen-year-old was hit by a car while walking to school this week, RÚV reports. [...]

Núpsvötn Driver Remembers Little of Crash

Police have designated the driver of the Toyota Land Cruiser that drove over the Núpsvötn bridge in late December, as a “defendant” in their investigation, Vísir and RÚV report. According to the [...]

Reindeer Warning in East Iceland

The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration has issued a reindeer warning after a large herd of the animals were spotted near Háreksstaðaleið, the road that goes through the Jökuldalsheiði [...]

Toll Introduced in Vaðlaheiðargöng Tunnel

As of today, drivers passing through Vaðlaheiðargöng tunnel in North Iceland will pay a toll of ISK 700 to 6,000 ($6-50/€5-45), RÚV reports. The standard toll for a passenger vehicle is set at [...]

Akureyri Needs An Extra 50 Million for Snow Removal

The Akureyri town council has approved an additional ISK 50 million ($420,139/€366,803) to be budgeted for snow removal this year, RÚV reports. The beginning of December was unusually snowy in [...]

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