Road signs in Iceland


Road signs in Iceland

Road signs in Iceland conform to the general pattern of those used in most other European countries, with certain design elements borrowed from British practice. Signs tend to be more sparsely employed than in other European countries, especially in rural areas.

Design

Distances and other measurements are displayed in metric units.

Colours and shapes

Shape and colour are used to indicate the function of signs:

Typeface

A version of the Transport typeface employed on road signs in the UK – modified to include accented characters and the Icelandic letters "ð" (eth) and "þ" (thorn) – is used on Icelandic road signs.

External links

* [http://www.randburg.is/is/driving_in_iceland/downloads/signs.pdf Driving In Iceland]


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