Road Safety on Motorways in the EU is highlighted at the Traffic Safety Basic Facts 2015 available at the European Road Safety Observatory of the European Commission. These Traffic Safety Basic Facts contain a comprehensive series of statistical tables with the latest available data from the CARE database of the European Commission.
Almost 30.000 people were killed in road accidents on motorways in the European Union countries between 2004 and 2013. This number corresponds to 8% of all road fatalities in those countries. The number of people killed in road accidents on motorways fell by 48% in the decade 2004-2013.