Named the safest cities (and dangerous) for drivers of Europe

Named the safest cities (and dangerous) for drivers of Europe

January 31, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The rating is based on the number of accidents per 10 thousand inhabitants

The annual report on road accidents of the European Commission revealed the most dangerous and safe EU countries for drivers. The basis for the ranking was the number of incidents per 10,000 inhabitants of a country.

Fifth place in the ranking of the safest European countries for driving was taken by Poland. There are 8.9 incidents per 10 thousand inhabitants. The fourth place went to France – 8.6 incidents. The third with a score of 8.5 was taken by Finland.

Cyprus became the second safest country in Europe for drivers – there are only 7.5 road accidents per 10,000 inhabitants. The winner was named Denmark, where every year there are five accidents per 10 thousand inhabitants.

The worst result was shown by Austria, Germany and Belgium, where there are 43.6, 37.2 and 35.1 accidents per 10 thousand inhabitants, respectively.

In 2017, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published an assessment of the quality of roads and infrastructure in 137 countries. Russia ranked 114th in the ranking – it was bypassed by Mongolia, Egypt and Ethiopia.