Where you drive affects the risks you face.
November 6, 2014
Colliding with deer is costly
Some vehicles rack up high insurance losses for hitting deer or other animals. West Virginia leads states in animal-strike claims.
November 20, 2012
Deer crashes jump in November
Vehicle damage from hitting an animal is more than 3½ times as common in November as in August, when claims are lowest. The high-claim period coincides with deer mating season, when bucks are likely to be roaming.
November 18, 2009
November is peak month for deer strikes
Insurance claims for crashes involving animals are nearly 3 times as high in November as in other months.
May 2, 1998
Studies on which this report is based
April 3, 1993
Deer-motor vehicle collisions are most frequent in spring and fall
Moose pose bigger risk than deer
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