Bilateral screening, Chapter 14, Transport policy Land Transport/Road/Intermodality/ General issues affecting all modes Brussels, 8 and 9 June 2011. Road charging.
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General issues affecting all modes
Brussels, 8 and 9 June 2011
Directives 92/6/EEC and 2002/86/EC transport/cabotage on the installation and use of speed limitation devices for certain categories of motor vehicles in the Community have been transposed into the Icelandic legal order by the Road Traffic Act and Regulation No 822/2004 on design and equipment of vehicles (Art. 12).Speed limitation devices
Directive 91/671/EEC, as amended by Dir. 2003/20/EC, relating to the compulsory use of safety belts and child-restraint systems in vehicles has been transposed into the Icelandic legal order by the Road Traffic Act and Regulation No 347/2007 on the use of safety and protection equipment in vehicles.
Directive 2007/38/EC on the retrofitting of mirrors to heavy goods vehicles registered in the Communityhas been transposed into theIcelandic legal order by Regulation No 822/2004 on vehicle design and equipment.
Directive 2004/54/EC on minimum safety requirements for tunnels in the trans-European road network has been transposed with the Road Traffic Act and Regulation No 992/2007 on safety requirements in tunnels.
Only two tunnels in Iceland are covered by the Regulation (part of the TEN-T network).Tunnels
Railways are part of the EEA agreement, but as there are no railways in Iceland, EU legislation on the subject is not relevant in Iceland.Land transport/rail
Reg. 1177/2010 (rights of passengers when travelling by sea and inland waterway)
Compliance date: 18 December 2012
No problems are foreseen in implementing Reg. 1177/2010
No passenger or cargo transport is carried out on inland waterways in Iceland.
EU Acts in the field of inland waterways have not been implemented in Iceland, but Iceland will ensure that legislation in this field will be aligned by the date of accession.Land transport/Inland waterways