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Table 3 The final set of indicators and results of compatibility with EU legislation

From: Defining a common set of indicators to monitor road accidents in the European Union

  Topic of the indicator Compatibility with EU legislation
State Age of vehicle fleet Compatible
Exposure Time spent on the road and distance travelled Compatible
Risk factors % of cars exceeding speed limits compatible (focus point of EU actions)
  Mortality due to drunk driving compatible (focus point of EU actions)
  Seat belt use, child restraints, helmets Compatible
Event Road accident rate compulsory only if generates injury, not harmonised
Effect Death rates compulsory for MS, harmonised
  Years of life lost Compatible, computed using mortality
  Injury compulsory for MS, but not harmonised
  Disability Compatible, computed using mortality and morbidity