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  • March 29, 2023

Call to make ABS brakes mandatory on motorcycles under 125cc as well as practical tests and a minimum age of 16 for mopeds

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  • March 1, 2023

EU to introduce a two-year zero-tolerance alcohol limit for all novice drivers

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  • February 28, 2023

ETSC and PACTS set out safety recommendations for e-scooters and their riders

A separated cycle lane in Vilnius, Lithuania
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  • February 21, 2023

Five ways Europe can tackle road deaths

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  • January 11, 2023

New film shows alcohol interlocks can save lives and change the lives of those that use them

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  • December 13, 2022

Drink-driving checks need a post-Covid booster

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  • October 4, 2022

6000 children died on EU roads in ten years

ISA system in the 2015 Ford Galaxy
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  • July 5, 2022

July 6th 2022 – Vehicle safety in Europe takes a giant leap forward

A separated cycle lane in Vilnius, Lithuania
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  • June 15, 2022

Lithuania awarded road safety prize after deaths fall more than 50% in a decade

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  • May 18, 2022

ETSC statement on ‘EU Save Energy’ speed recommendations

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  • May 18, 2022

EU Member States highlight road safety improvements thanks to exchange programme

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  • March 28, 2022

ETSC Reaction to the 2021 EU Road Safety Figures

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  • March 15, 2022

Enforcement of rules on drink-driving and mobile phone use at the wheel decreases in majority of European countries

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  • October 28, 2021

Young drivers: call for EU to mandate zero-tolerance alcohol and drug limits and graduated driving licences

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  • June 23, 2021

New publication sets out eight steps to improved road safety education

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  • June 16, 2021

EU Road Deaths Down by 3900 in 2020

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  • March 23, 2021

Overhaul of EU rules on driver medical fitness needed

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  • November 26, 2020

Ministers warned weakening of vehicle safety regulations could lead to up to 1300 extra road deaths a year

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  • July 9, 2020

PIN report: Lockdowns resulted in an unprecedented 36% drop in road deaths in the EU

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  • June 17, 2020

This list of countries making the most progress on road safety in Europe might surprise you

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  • May 26, 2020

Report calls for action on goods vehicle safety

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  • January 30, 2020

Urgent action needed to tackle deaths of pedestrians and cyclists

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  • December 11, 2019

Zero tolerance could help prevent up to 5,000 alcohol-linked road deaths a year in the EU

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  • November 13, 2019

ETSC statement on Dutch 100 km/h motorway speed limit proposal

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  • June 19, 2019

Ireland’s leadership on road safety is “a model for the European Union”

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  • June 11, 2019

70% of road deaths in European cities are pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists

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  • April 16, 2019

European Parliament backs new vehicle safety standards

Scene of a car crash, UK
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  • April 4, 2019

ETSC comments on publication of 2018 EU road death figures

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  • March 26, 2019

ETSC welcomes provisional deal on new vehicle safety standards

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  • February 21, 2019

European Transport Safety Council welcomes deal on safer EU road rules

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  • February 21, 2019

MEPs back life-saving vehicle safety standards in key vote

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  • February 18, 2019

In-vehicle technology vital to tackling speeding in Europe

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  • January 10, 2019

MEPs back new road and vehicle safety rules

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  • November 30, 2018

Transport ministers aiming to weaken new road infrastructure safety rules

ISA system in the 2015 Ford Galaxy
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  • November 29, 2018

EU Member States agree on new vehicle safety standards – ETSC statement

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  • November 26, 2018

Automotive supplier industry, cities and campaigners call on EU industry ministers to back new vehicle safety standards without delay

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  • November 13, 2018

Last Night the EU Saved My Life: ETSC launches new campaign in support of future EU vehicle safety standards

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  • October 17, 2018

ETSC announces 2018 fleet safety award winners

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  • September 27, 2018

Call for EU infrastructure safety rules to be extended beyond main motorways

years young people road works
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  • September 12, 2018

Eight European students win the YEARS awards for upgrading dangerous road infrastructure in their communities

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  • June 19, 2018

“Two passenger planes crash, killing everyone on board…” – This is how many people die on EU roads every week

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  • May 17, 2018

New EU vehicle safety standards could prevent 25,000 deaths within 15 years

Scene of a car crash, UK
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  • April 10, 2018

500 people a week still dying on EU roads

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  • February 26, 2018

New EU vehicle safety standards essential to reducing child road deaths

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  • February 20, 2018

Call for mandatory alcohol interlocks in vans, lorries and buses across the EU

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  • November 14, 2017

European Parliament demands higher safety standards for new cars, vans and lorries

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  • October 24, 2017

ETSC announces 2017 work-related road safety award winners

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  • October 12, 2017

MEPs call for new car safety tech to be fitted as standard

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  • June 20, 2017

Up to 40% of road deaths in Europe are work-related

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  • June 8, 2017

EU sets new target to cut serious road injuries

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  • May 24, 2017

Industry, NGOs and cities call for urgent action on vehicle safety standards

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  • March 29, 2017

Transport ministers call for target to reduce serious road injuries

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  • March 28, 2017

EU road death figures: third year of poor results

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  • March 8, 2017

Governments urged to step up fight against drug driving

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  • February 10, 2017

EU transport ministers back ‘ambitious’ vehicle safety improvements

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  • January 26, 2017

Targeted safety measures needed to prevent road deaths among young drivers

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  • December 19, 2016

Commission outlines plans for safer cars, vans and lorries

Scene of a car crash, UK
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  • November 22, 2016

Report supports calls for an EU target to reduce serious road injuries

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  • November 18, 2016

REVIVE: ETSC launches a new programme focused on post-collision care

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  • October 19, 2016

Awards highlight the companies driving down road collisions at work

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  • June 20, 2016

Cuts to police enforcement across Europe doubly damaging for road safety

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  • May 13, 2016

Five transport ministers say it’s time for Europe to tackle serious road injuries

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  • April 26, 2016

Automated vehicles need ‘driving tests’

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  • March 31, 2016

Urgent action needed on road safety as new figures show increase in deaths

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  • March 22, 2016

Europe’s car safety framework needs ‘overhaul’

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  • February 5, 2016

Road safety campaigners meet Juncker to ask for EU serious injury reduction target

ISA system in the 2015 Ford Galaxy
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  • February 1, 2016

New film highlights life-saving potential of Intelligent Speed Assistance tech for new cars

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  • October 20, 2015

Reducing road deaths and injuries at work – five companies recognised

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  • September 9, 2015

MEPs renew calls for serious road injury reduction target

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  • June 18, 2015

EU road safety targets at risk as deaths increase in France, Germany and UK

Scene of a car crash, UK
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  • June 11, 2015

Commission road safety review leaves out serious injury target

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  • June 10, 2015

Call for Juncker to reverse decision to drop serious road injury target

Young people on bikes
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  • June 4, 2015

Europe must boost safety for cyclists and walkers

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  • May 18, 2015

Civil society groups form ‘Better Regulation’ Watchdog to protect citizen, worker and consumer rights

Scene of a car crash, UK
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  • March 24, 2015

EU road safety progress grinding to a halt

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  • March 5, 2015

New vehicle technologies and extension of EU infrastructure safety rules could prevent thousands of collisions on motorways

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  • February 11, 2015

European Parliament lifts road block on cross border traffic penalties

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  • December 11, 2014

Campaigners and traffic police hail approval of revised cross-border road safety enforcement rules

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  • December 11, 2014

Setback for safer lorry rules

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  • December 4, 2014

Final deal reached on mandatory automated emergency calling for new cars

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  • October 13, 2014

European employers show road safety is good for business

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  • October 8, 2014

EU member state backing for cross-border road safety enforcement welcomed

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  • September 22, 2014

Young engineering students recognised for improving cycling safety in Valencia, Milan and Munich

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  • July 24, 2014

EU urged to fast-track revised law on cross-border enforcement of traffic rules

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  • June 18, 2014

Slovakia leads on cutting road deaths

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  • June 5, 2014

Transport ministers hold back progress on lorry safety

Seat belt reminder in a car
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  • April 29, 2014

12,000 killed in cars in EU in 2012

Lorries at a truck stop in the UK
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  • April 15, 2014

European Parliament backs safer lorries

Scene of a car crash, UK
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  • March 31, 2014

EU releases 2013 road death figures

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  • March 18, 2014

MEPs say yes to safer lorries

The hemicycle of the European Parliament building in Strasbourg, France
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  • February 26, 2014

Parliament green light for new car emergency call system

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  • February 11, 2014

MEPs back plan for cars to call 112 automatically

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  • December 18, 2013

EU urban mobility plan lacks teeth say road safety campaigners

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  • December 17, 2013

In-car automated emergency calls move a step closer

Motorbike at night
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  • December 17, 2013

EU U-turn on mandatory safety checks for motorcycles

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