Every year there are thousands of fatalities or seriously injuries caused by accidents on EU roads and in 95% of cases, the fault lies in human error.
Every road accident is one too many.
As a mobility provider, we have the expertise, knowledge and understanding to make a real difference in this sphere, and we intend to keep road safety at the heart of everything we do.
Every year there are thousands of fatalities or seriously injuries caused by accidents on EU roads and in 95% of cases, the fault lies in human error. In fact, in 2019 alone there were 22,800 fatalities.
The good news? There were 4,000 fewer lives lost on EU roads in 2020. The bad news? That’s still far too many.
The road to zero
It’s our ambition to reduce the number of road accidents resulting in physical injury to the driver or a third party, caused by an Athlon vehicle. That’s why road safety is one of the main pillars of our Five-Step Mobility Plan. It is also an important part of our Sustainability & CSR strategy.
Road accidents in 2025
Reduced by 25% compared to 2022
Road accidents in 2030
Reduce by 50% compared to 2022
Road accidents in 2050
With over 400,000 vehicles in our fleet, we feel it's up to us to inspire others to help us make a difference when it comes to road safety. We know we need technological expertise to help us do things better. That’s why we decided to partner with highly innovative European service providers to give you access to three products
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