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The most horrible thing on Iceland roads

Such incidents are sad for all involved. PIC Erna Osk Gudnadottir

Such incidents are sad for all involved. PIC Erna Osk Gudnadottir

We have written about this before but important things bear repeating. Take serious care on roads in Iceland as spring is the time when sheeps, more numerous than people here, are let out to play and enjoy nature for the summer with their newborn lambs.

 

A surefire way to waste over four thousand dollars in Iceland

What happens if you go off-roading in forbidden places in Iceland? Well, that depends on if you get caught or not naturally.

Law enforcement officials in Iceland have stepped up their game recently. Off-road driving in Iceland is more or less forbidden everywhere but for the simple reason that vegetation here is scarce and tracks left here in nature will likely stay there for eternity.…

 

The very best reason to drive carefully in Iceland

Look at that fantastic glacier tongue. Keeping eyes on the road in Iceland can be quite a challenge. PIC Jan A.

Look at that fantastic glacier tongue. Keeping eyes on the road in Iceland can be quite a challenge. PIC Jan A.

We all know the messages about driving carefully whenever we´re in charge of a vehicle. Most of us pay limited attention and drive as suits our needs even if a teeny-weeny bit unlawful at times.

 

One step ahead of law enforcement in Iceland

A leisurely drive around midnight in Iceland. PIC Nate Bolt

A leisurely drive around midnight in Iceland. PIC Nate Bolt

We know the feeling. Sunny day and you are cruising along what constitutes a highway in Iceland. Life is good and the future bright. Then suddenly a flash. Couple of weeks later you face a hefty fine.

 

Should you be worried about sandstorms in Iceland?

The danger of sandstorms is certainly existent in Iceland but really nothing to worry about. PIC Patrick Gensel

The danger of sandstorms is certainly existent in Iceland but really nothing to worry about. PIC Patrick Gensel

Team Total Iceland keeps getting inquiries about possible hardships and dangers of driving in the South of Iceland. Seems sandstorms and horrible car rental fines are holding someone back.

 

Using maps in Iceland is pure nonsense

Suddenly driving upon a glacier is a normal experience in Iceland. PIC pdomora

Suddenly driving upon a glacier is a normal experience in Iceland. PIC pdomora

Seems few visitors dare to rent a vehicle here in Iceland without forking out extra for a guiding system of some sort. That is pure nonsense.

The reason being that while the country itself is pretty big the population is very tiny.…

 

Perhaps you should not rent a car in Iceland AT ALL

A highland road on a windy SUMMER day. Now picture this full of ice and snow and help far away. That is Iceland in wintertime. PIC Tom Olliver

A highland road on a windy SUMMER day. Now picture this full of ice and snow and help far away. That is Iceland in wintertime. PIC Tom Olliver

We freely admit to understanding nothing. Turns out tourists renting cars in Iceland and paying extra for „sand and ash“ insurance still have to pay for damages made by… sand and ash.

 

´Tis not the season to travel in Iceland

A snowy road to nowhere in Iceland. Conditions for driving are getting pretty bad here. PIC Mórka

A snowy road to nowhere in Iceland. Conditions for driving are getting pretty bad here. PIC Mórka

We kinda feel sorry for the thousands of tourists spending time in Iceland these last few days. The weather is as awful as can be and the joys of local nature impossible to take in.…

 

What happens if you get caught speeding in Iceland

Would you believe this is a „nice“ Icelandic road? PIC Danventure

Would you believe this is a „nice“ Icelandic road? PIC Danventure

Team Total Iceland never tires about raving about the lack of police in Iceland and how this is the main reason why some tourists and tour operators do not always follow the law.

 

A fascinating ride through the highland of Iceland

Here´s one road where slow moving should be a law. Stunning nature all around for hours on end. PIC  G1n1p1g

Here´s one road where slow moving should be a law. Stunning nature all around for hours on end. PIC G1n1p1g

While quite a number of fascinating routes dot the highlands of Iceland few rival driving Kjalveg road from the South of Iceland to the North and in the process drive between two beautiful glaciers and landscapes rivaling anything on this planet.

 

All you need to know about the Ring Road in Iceland

The endless Ring Road in Iceland makes its way through many beautiful areas of the country but the road itself is pretty bad. This is no road for speeding. PIC kismihok

Locals call it the Ring Road but you can as well call it Highway 1.

 

Straying off roads in Iceland can cost you dearly, but us much more

This guy is not only breaking Icelandic law but could also be damaging extremely delicate growth. Please respect the land. PIC ezioman

We understand completely the need to take in ALL of Icelandic nature whilst travelling in the country but we beg you to respect nature and never ever stray off marked roads.