- Road signs in Iceland
Road signs in
Icelandconform 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 ruralareas.
Distances and other measurements are displayed in metric units.
Colours and shapes
Shape and colour are used to indicate the function of signs:
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.
* [http://www.randburg.is/is/driving_in_iceland/downloads/signs.pdf Driving In Iceland]
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