Project „Tempo 30 in front of Schools“ – for the Safety of our Children

The traffic safety project "Tempo 30 in front of Schools" brings the attention of drivers to the safety of the smallest and weakest trafic...

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New Road Markings Against Motorcycle Accidents: Succssful First Pilot Project in Austria

Annually, there are more than 4,000 motorcycle accidents in Austria, resulting in 85 deaths of motorcyclist - making effective preventive measures all...

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KFV-Study: Leisuretime Accidents cost 20 Billion Euros a Year

Leisuretime accidents result in 20 billion euros in costs a year in Austria. If you attempt to also account for immaterial costs resulting from pain...

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The Dangerous Lives of Austria's Handymen

More than 80% of Austrians perfom handyman work at home at least occasionally. As a result, 14200 people got injured last year.

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Helmi at School on Snow 2017

More than a thousand children and numerous popular skiers attended Friday's biggest ever "School on Snow" ceremony. Helmi, KFV's safety expert, had to...

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Cybercrime in Austria: Damages Amount to Millions

Hacking, Phishing and Cyber-Mobbing – 100.000 a year fall victim to cybercrime in Austria. The impact is considerable and perpetrators benefit from...

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Traffic Safety: Austria in 9th place within the EU

The European Commission, together with the Austrian Road Safety Board (KFV) continually analyzes the performance of the EU28-countries (European...

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KFV Accident Statistics: High Number of Accidents also in 2016

Approximately 795,000 people had an accident in 2016 in Austria. Most of these accidents occured in the home or during leisure time activities, as...

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