Road Safety outside Urban Areas 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.
More than 201.000 people were killed in accidents on roads outside urban areas – excluding motorways – in the EU between 2004 and 2013. This number represents 55% of all road fatalities in the EU. Fatalities outside urban areas were reduced by 46% over the last decade (from 26.199 in 2004 to 14.029 in 2013).