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.