Summer is the perfect time to embark on that international road trip you’ve always wanted to take. The Wall Street Journal highlights six European road trips that could be on your list:  Italy, Wales, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Finland. Check out the post for route information, pictures, and sites to see.

When you’re traveling, don’t forget to practice safe driving – and part of safe driving is awareness. We’ve put together the map below to show different countries’ road safety based on data from the World Health Organization’s “Global Status Report on Road Safety.”  As you can see, the six countries mentioned have great records of road safety, but there are many others that aren’t as safe. Wherever you find yourself on the road this summer, use caution and be sure to learn the rules of the country. Check back soon for more road safety tips.

World map color coded by road safety


About The Author

Emily Moran is a guest contributor to Healthy Travel Blog. During the school year, she is a math teacher and curriculum coordinator at Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia. During vacation, she travels when she can, and lived and studied abroad in Paris, France while receiving her undergraduate degree. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Haverford College in Mathematics with a minor in French.

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