Police Make Multiple Traffic Stops On Ring Road - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Police Make Multiple Traffic Stops On Ring Road

Published June 13, 2013

Police have been patrolling the Suðurlandsvegur Highway in Hvolsvollur and stopped 14 vehicles yesterday for speeding.
Among those stopped was one vehicle noted as traveling at 134 km per hour. Two others were traveling at 125 and 123 km per hour, respectively, RÚV reports. Many of those stopped were foreign tourists.
Many stretches of the highway in question, also called route 1 or ‘the ring road,’ are lengthy straight-aways, making it easy to not notice your speed creep up, but police are urging drivers to respect the posted speed limits. As the Grapevine recently reported tourists are often in traffic accidents while in Iceland.


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