Road safety in Europe

Eurostat: Bulgaria Ranks First in the EU in Terms of Road Accident Rates

The number of road traffic victims in the European Union in 2017 is around 25,000 or 50 per 1 million inhabitants, according to Eurostat data released today.

The most fatal cases are the share of passengers and drivers of cars (46%), followed by pedestrians (21%), motorcyclists (15%), cyclists (8%) and other forms of transport.

Bulgaria and Romania are European Leaders in the Number of Fatalities in Road Accidents

Bulgaria and Romania are European leaders in the number of fatalities in road accidents in the EU, Brussels will introduce tighter road traffic measures.

The European Commission is planning to introduce stricter safety standards for new cars.