Road Safety in Urban Areas in the EU is highlighted at the Traffic Safety Basic Facts 2012 available at the Road Safety Knowledge System of the DACOTA project within the framework of the European Road Safety Observatory of the European Commission. 10.837 people were killed in traffic accidents on urban roads in the EU countries in 2010, repersenting38% of the total road traffic fatalities. Fatalities on urban roads were reduced by 39% between 2001 and 2010. pdf5