Road Safety of Young people in the EU is highlighted at the Traffic Safety Basic Facts 2010 recently released at the European Road Safety Observatory of the European Commission as prepared by the DACOTA project. 6.421 young people (aged 18-24 years old) were killed in road traffic accidents in the EU countries in 2008. This figure represents a 40% decrease in relation to young people fatalities since ten years before in 1999. pdf5