Road Safety of Cyclists 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. In 2010, 1.994 pedal cyclists were killed in road traffic accidents in the EU countries, repersenting 6,8% of the total road traffic fatalities. The figure represents a 38% decrease during the decade 2001-2010. pdf5