Road Safety of Youngsters 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. Almost 1.200 youngsters (aged 15-17 years old) were killed in road traffic accidents in the EU countries in 2008. This figure represents a 39,6% decrease in relation to the 1.984 youngster fatalities since ten years before in 1999. pdf5