Drive safely on Icelandic roads

Driving with Elfis

Driving in Iceland can be tricky - but if you listen carefully to Elfis you should be fine.

Chapters

  1. Speed limits
  2. Blind hills
  3. Blind curves
  4. Single lane bridges
  5. 24/7 daylight
  6. Weather in Iceland
  7. Seat belts
  8. Keep in mind
  9. Live threatining animals
  10. Gravel Roads
  11. Passing on gravel roads

Top ten tips on driving in Iceland

  1. Everyone in the car needs to wear seatbelt
  2. Do not stop or park the car on the road except in case of emergency.
  3. Lower your speed when you approach and drive on a gravel road.
  4. Choose the speed in accordance with the road surface.
  5. Check the weather and road surface in advance on www.road.is and www.safetravel.is.
  6. Make sure you get enough sleep in summer when there‘s daylight 24 hours.
  7. Be sure that you have the driving lights always on - night and day.
  8. The car that approaches a single lane bridge first, crosses first.
  9. Sheep and other livestock you see near the road can suddenly run across the road
  10. Don‘t risk your life and safety by driving into a CLOSED road.