Whereas several European Union countries have brought in new laws to reduce speed limits on many roads, especially urban roads, Croatia is listed as third on the list for the most deaths per million inhabitants. According to information from the European Transport Safety Council the most dangerous roads in Europe are in Romania followed by Bulgaria and in third Croatia. In 2017 there were 79.7 deaths caused by road accidents in Croatia.
Spain and France have both decided to lower the speed limits on many roads. The Spanish government have brought in a law to reduce speed limits on major rural roads from 100km/h to 90km/h with the aim to lower fatalities and join the leading European countries in terms of road safety.
Data for 2017 from the EU's European Transport Safety Council shows that road deaths were lowest in Sweden and the UK, per million inhabitants.