Little glory came from 2020, but one silver lining was the impact lockdown had on New Zealand’s road-safety.

Data from 2019 found that overseas drivers were at fault for just 5% of all fatal crashes in NZ
Compared to December 2019, Departures from NZ were down 97% in 2020, Arrivals into New Zealand were down 98% in 2020
Of the 10k km of NZ road assessed by KiwiRAP: 33% of annual vehicle km travelled is on 2 star roads, 40% on 3 star roads and 28% on 4 star roads