Transport > Road Stats: compare key data on Iceland & United States

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STAT Iceland United States
Length of motorways per capita 0.36 mm
Ranked 81st.
10.21 mm
Ranked 36th. 28 times more than Iceland
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 745
Ranked 5th.
Ranked 3rd. 7% more than Iceland
Motorway density 123.33 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 30th. 16 times more than United States
7.79 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 18th.
Motorway length 37 km
Ranked 87th.
75,008 km
Ranked 1st. 2027 times more than Iceland
Public road per capita 28.84 m
Ranked 3rd. 33% more than United States
21.69 m
Ranked 7th.
Radar detector legality Legal Law varies from state to state, but detectors are generally legal in private vehicles under the Communications Act of 1934 and illegal in commercial vehicles by DOT regulation ( 49 CFR 392.71 ). Exceptions:
Road density 125 m of road per square km
Ranked 27th.
668 m of road per square km
Ranked 19th. 5 times more than Iceland


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