Road Safety in Greece.
In Greece each year about 739 are killed and 702 are seriously injured in road crashes.
The number of road fatalities have reduced by 8.2% over the last decade. However Greece’s fatality rate 9.1 per 100,000 of population is below the European average.
In Greece responsibility for road safety is under the direction of the Ministry for Transport and the Interministerial Road Safety Committee which is chaired by Mr Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece.
As a member state of the European Union (EU) Greece is committed to the regions road safety policies and regulatory requirements. Greece is also a contracting party to (1949 Convention and 1968 Convention) under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and managed by its related working parties WP1 and WP29 . Greece is also a member of the International Transport Forum based at the OECD and a member of the International Road Traffic Accident Database. For the latest country report for Greece click here.