The sharing of information between observatories and researchers from different countries is organised at European and international level.
In 1993, the European Union Council created the European statistical database on accidents called "CARE" for "community road accident database" and specified the Member States obligations with regard to the transmission of road accident statistics.
ETSC (European transport safety council) is a Brussels-based independent non-profit making organisation, founded in 1993, dedicated to reducing the number of deaths and injuries in transport in Europe. They provide factual information in the form of scientific reports, fact sheets and newsletters and organize national and international conferences.
IRTAD (International Traffic Safety Data and Analisys) is a permanent OECD working group on road safety. They aim to promote international knowledge on road safety and to contribute to reducing the number of road accidents.
WHO works with all countries, in a multi-sectoral manner and in partnership with national and international stakeholders from various sectors. Their objective is to assist Member States in planning, implementing and evaluating road safety policies.