Lithuania: number of road traffic victims on a steep decline

  • 2019-06-27
  • LETA/TBT staff

The number of road traffic victims in Lithuania has gone down at the fastest rate in the European Union, the country's Transport Ministry said on June 20. Figures from the European Transport Safety Council show the number of road traffic deaths dropped 75.9 per cent in 2001-2018 in Lithuania, the most among EU member states. It went down by 73.1 per cent in Latvia, followed by Slovenia and Spain (both 67.3 per cent), compared to the average EU drop of 54.5 per cent.