Road Safety of the Elderly 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. 6.304 elderly people (>64 years old) were killed in road traffic accidents in the EU countries in 2010. This figure constitutes 21,7% of road traffic fatalities of all ages in 2009. The number of elderly people who died in road traffic accidents fell by 30% between 2001 and 2010. pdf5