Male, driving a car or motorbike, driving too fast, and potentially under the influence of alcohol: these four factors dominate in the road traffic accident statistics of young people in many countries. Although the number of road users aged 15 to 24 killed or seriously injured in accidents has reduced – in part significantly – over the last ten years, the figures are, for the most part, still considerably above the average for the other age groups, when based on one million inhabitants.