Your dog may also be anxious about conditions outside. For a dog with noise phobias, the sound of distant thunderstorms, fireworks, construction or traffic can be nerve-racking. While your dog may normally potty outside even when you’re gone, on days when the frightening noise is audible, she may hunker down indoors and refuse to leave the house; this can leadto an accident in the the outdoor noise is temporary — a construction project, for example — consider taking your dog somewhere else, like doggy day care, during the time you are away from home. If the noise is consistent — traffic sounds from a nearby road — soothe your canine by creating a relaxing environment inside the house. Pair calming music, like Through a Dog’s Ear , with a food puzzle to help keep her occupied while you’re gone.
The number of yearly fatalities has declined again since 1993 and was 4,863 in 2010, which was the lowest level since 1953. In 2010, the number of yearly fatalities (deaths within 24 hours after an accident) . "24-hour fatalities" was 4,863. That of "30-day fatalities" was 5,745. The number of fatal and injury traffic accidents and that of casualties were 725,773 cases and 901,071 persons respectively.
In April 2011, the government has started the Ninth Fundamental Traffic Safety Program and has set the target to reduce yearly "24-hour fatalities" to less than 3,000 by 2015. In the Program, ITARDA is called on by the government to contribute with its databases and studies to fulfill the target.