Road Safety Annual Report 2018

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The IRTAD Road Safety Annual Report 2018 provides an overview of road safety performance for 32 countries. The report outlines the most recent road safety developments across IRTAD countries and comparative data for the main road safety indicators. It also offers detailed analysis by road user, age group and type of road. It describes the crash data collection process in IRTAD countries, the road safety strategies and targets in place and information on recent trends in speeding, drink-driving and other aspects of road user behaviour.




Italy recorded 3378 road fatalities in 2017, representing a 2.9% increase when compared to 2016. The mortality rate is 5.6 deaths per 100000 population. Overall, since 1990, Italy has become safer for all road users, except motorcyclists. The National Road Safety Plan Horizon 2020 was released in 2010. The main vision of the plan is “No child should die on the road”and the main target is to halve the number of road fatalities by 2020 compared to the amount recorded in 2010.


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