Road Safety Advisory Council Chair Garry Bailey today congratulated drivers for a fatality-free festive season. “It’s the third time in 10 years we’ve had a fatality-free Christmas/New Year; the other two were 2016-17 and 2017-18,” Mr Bailey said. “There’s been an average of two fatalities each Christmas-New Year break for the 10 years to January 1 2020. Last year was the worst in at least 20 years when there were five fatalities. Read more.