Road Safety of Children in the EU is highlighted at the Traffic Safety Basic Facts 2015 available at the European Road Safety Observatory of the European Commission. These Traffic Safety Basic Facts contain a comprehensive series of statistical tables with the latest available data from the CARE database of the European Commission.
About 640 children died in road accidents in 2013 in the EU countries. The number of children killed in road accidents fell from 1.519 in 2004 to 640 in 2013, a ten-year reduction of 58%. 41% of children road fatalities were travelling by car or taxi whilst 38% were pedestrians.