Road Safety of Motorcycles and Mopeds in the EU is highlighted at the Traffic Safety Basic Facts 2010 recently released at the European Road Safety Observatory of the European Commission as prepared by the DACOTA project. In 2008, 1.213 riders (drivers and passengers) of mopeds and 3.999 riders of motorcycles were killed in road traffic accidents in the EU countries, repersenting 17,7% of the total road traffic fatalities. pdf5