Road Safety of Cyclists in the EU is highlighted at the Traffic Safety Basic Facts 2011 recently released at the European Road Safety Observatory of the European Commission as prepared by the DACOTA project. In 2009, 2.109 pedal cyclists were killed in road traffic accidents in the EU countries, repersenting 6,6% of the total road traffic fatalities. The figure represents a 33% decrease during the decade 2000-2009. pdf5