Greek road deaths down 37 pct since 2010

Greece saw the European Union’s biggest decline in the number of road deaths per 1 million inhabitants between 2010 and 2014, according to data made public on Tuesday by the European Commission.

Road deaths fell by 37 percent to 72 per million inhabitants last year, compared to 2010.

The average decline in the EU during this period was 18 percent.

However, a proportionally higher number of people die on Greek roads each year than the EU average, which is 51 per million inhabitants.

Greek road deaths were also 9 percent lower last year than in 2013.