Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the domain: ‘’.

It does not apply to other content or websites published on any of its subdomains. These websites and their content will have their own specific accessibility statement.

This website is managed by Directorate General for Mobility and Transport. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible, including people with disabilities.

You should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 200% without problems.
  • navigate most of the website via keyboard navigation, ensuring compatibility with assistive technologies.
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software.
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and Voiceover)
  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts using your own stylesheets.

This website is designed to comply with the technical standard for websites and mobile apps, EN 301 549, v.3.2.1. This closely follows level ‘AA ’of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with technical standard EN 301 549 v.3.2.1 and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA. See ‘non-accessible content ’for more details.

The website was last tested on 23 April 2024.

Preparation of this statement

This statement was reviewed on 23 April 2024.

The statement is based on a review of a representative sample of web pages by using a combination of manual and automated testing on Chrome, FireFox with NVDA and Safari with Voiceover.

Feedback and Assistance

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the ‘European Road Safety Charter’ website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers:

We try to respond to feedback within 15 business days from the date of receipt of the enquiry by the responsible Commission department.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The ‘European Road Safety Charter’ website is designed to be compatible with the following most used assistive technologies:

  • the latest version of Google Chrome and Apple Safari browsers
  • in combination with the latest versions of JAWS, NVDA, Voiceover and Talkback.

Technical specifications

The accessibility of the ‘European Road Safety Charter’ website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Non-accessible content

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the ‘European Road Safety Charter’ website, we are aware of some limitations, which we are working to fix. Below is a description of known limitations and potential solutions. Please contact
us if you encounter an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for the ‘European Road Safety Charter’ website:

  1. Colour contrast: some pages have poor colour contrast between foreground and background colours
  2. ARIA labels: some labels are not allowed on elements
  3. Text Alternatives: some iframes are missing the unique title attribute.