Deer hits


October 19, 2018

I like cars and deer, but they don’t mix.

In many years of driving, I’ve only hit one deer but during mating season and hunting season, they are on the move, putting them and you in harm’s way on the highway. It’s sometimes a matter of the deer hitting you instead of the opposite.

State Farm Insurance has studied deer-car collisions over the last 15 years and has found the average damage to be $4,179 per incident. The cost to the deer is a more deadly amount!

What is the likelihood of a collision? The greatest odds are in West Virginia where you have a 1 in 43 chance, while in Hawaii it is onl...

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