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Wednesday, 15. April 2015

On 16th of April 23 European countries will be participating in the European Speed Control Day. Between 6 am to 12 pm speed radars will be in place to monitor speeding.

Speed limitation is 50km/h in urban areas of most of the EU countries.

Monday, 23. March 2015

When purchasing an item, it is usual for the seller to propose a specific commercial warranty, sometimes referred to as an extension of the legal guarantee. This is particularly the case for fragile or valuable items (e.g. watches, cars, fridges or washing machines).

Monday, 26. January 2015

The annual report for ECC-Iceland 2014 has been issued, but ECC-Iceland assists consumers having disputes with traders from other countries within the EEA. This means that consumers can seek assistance when having problems regarding on-line purchases or transactions made while on holiday in another EEA-country.

Monday, 17. November 2014

A French consumer rented a car in Iceland during his travels here. Upon return the consumer along with a staff member of the car rental checked the car for damages and none were found. Two days later the car rental company however sent the consumer a letter stating that some damages had been found and that his credit card had been charged for 300 EUR.

Friday, 3. October 2014

ECCs are helping an ever growing number of consumers. There was an 11.1% increase to just over 80 000 in the number of times consumers directly contacted ECCs between 2012 and 2013.

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