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Mobility & Transport - Road Safety



Key figures:

  • Road Safety is a major societal issue. In 2014, more than 25 000 people died on the roads of the European Union, i.e. the equivalent of a medium town.
  • For every death on Europe's roads there are an estimated 4 permanently disabling injuries such as damage to the brain or spinal cord, 8 serious injuries and 50 minor injuries.


Accident reports

Accident reports are available here.

Accident data

Exposure data

Performance indicators

Performance indicators are indicators that have a strong causal link with road safety, but are a better reflection of road safety management and the state of art of a country.

You can find information on performance indicators for the European countries of:

More information on background of the data can be found in the method section.

Attitudes and self-reported behaviour

Here you can find information about attitudes in European countries on safety related issues. The data arrives from SARTRE, which stands for Social Attitudes to Road Traffic Risk in Europe. This European project has gathered attitude information in 1991, 1996, 2003 and 2010.

You can find more information about SARTRE here.

To get information on attitudes, please click on one or more of the SARTRE-questions below to open a pdf-file.

Speeding related

Alcohol related

Seat belt wearing


Giving way to pedestrians

Driving through amber