Road Safety of Motorcycles and Mopeds 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, 1.209 riders (drivers and passengers) of mopeds and 4.905 riders of motorcycles were killed in road traffic accidents in the EU countries, repersenting 16% of the total road traffic fatalities. pdf5