Road Safety of Youngsters in the EU is highlighted at the Traffic Safety Basic Facts 2011 recently released at the European Road Safety Observatory of the European Commission as prepared by the DACOTA project. Almost 1.000 youngsters (aged 15-17 years old) were killed in road traffic accidents in the EU countries in 2009. This figure represents a 40% decrease in relation to the 1.700 youngster fatalities since ten years before in 2000. pdf5