Road Safety on Motorways 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. 2.346 people were killed in road traffic accidents on motorways in 18 EU countries in 2009. The fatality rate (fatalities per million inhabitants) on motorways decreased by more than 48% between 2001 and 2010, from 9,5 per million inhabitants in 2001 to 4,7 in 2010. pdf5