EU focus on youth

Europe strives to increase road safety to reduce fatalities

Europe joined the rest of the world to highlight the menace of tragic accidents on roads and organised the first European Road Safety Day on April 27 as part of the First United Nations Global Road Safety Week, April 23-27, 2007, with an announced focus on “Under-25-year-olds.” Announcing that the Day will be an annual event which this year is dedicated to young drivers, under the caption, “Youth on the Road, Road Safety is no Accident,” Jacques Barrot, vice-president of the Commission responsib...

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