• Deer on the road are more common in rural areasGo to
  • Look for deer crossing signs to mark high risk areasGo to
  • Always watch for more because deer travel in groupsGo to
  • A deer hiting your car can cause serious damage to you and the carGo to

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Car accidents that involve deer are becoming an increasing danger to drivers. When a deer runs out in front of you, you have seconds to decide how to react.


  • Late October through early December is mating season for deer. This is the time when drivers are most at risk for encountering a deer.
  • There are 1 million car accidents each year in the United States that involve deer.
  • These accidents cause about 200 deaths and 10,000 injuries.

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