3D Zebra Crossing Painted In An Icelandic Town To Slow Down Speeding Cars

An exciting innovation in road safety  started In the small town of Ísafjörður, Iceland. A 3D cleverly-detailed, optical illusion new pedestrian crossing has been painted and it looks amazing! This 3D zebra crossing is painted to slow down speeding cars.

This exciting development gives pedestrians the feeling of walking on air, additionally, it gets the attention of drivers, who will be sure to reduce  their speed once they detect the hovering ‘zebra stripes.’

The Icelandic environmental commissioner Ralf Trylla implemented the innovation in Ísafjörður after spotting a similar project in New Delhi India. With the aid of street painting company Vegmálun GÍH,  they have been able to make his dream a reality.

Image credits: Vegamálun GÍH 

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Feature image ref:  Ágúst G. Atlason