The available statistical data clearly shows that for every 100 accidents caused on Polish roads there are an average of 11 deaths, 31 serious injuries and 93 minor injuries.
Since 2007, Poland has the highest number of deaths from road accidents in the EU. Poland is responsible for 14% of road deaths in the EU, while representing 8% of the population. That is the reason for the creation of this programme.
Main objectives of the programme:
1. To limit the annual death toll of at least by 50% by 2020
2. To limit the annual number of seriously injured at least by 40% by 2020
Every year there are planned projects in the six areas listed below :
1 Safe man
2 Safe Roads
3 Safe speed
4 Safe vehicle
5 Rescue and after accident care
6 The system of road safety management