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European Road Safety Observatory

European Road Safety ObservatoryERSO (the European Road Safety Observatory) has been first developed as a pilot stage during the period 2004 - 2008 within the RTD project SafetyNet. Since then, the content of ERSO has been integrated into the "Europa" Commission Road Safety website.

You will find in ERSO the following areas:

EU road safety policy

EU road safety policy : a comprehensive overview of European legislation, including when relevant the detail of national implementing legislation.

EU road safety policy

Road Safety knowledge base : high quality information, scientifically founded, easy to read and ready to use. on main road safety subjects.

EU road safety policy

Projects : an extensive list of EU-funded projects with the links to the projects websites, the main results and the links with the website of the project participants

EU road safety policy

Statistics : a compendium of reports, with CARE (the European road accidents data base) as the primary source.

EU road safety policy

Toolbox : manuals and best practice guides produced by various EU- funded projects.