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Deer breeding season is HERE! Five facts to remember:
• Deer are very active and on the move. This is when deer-vehicle collisions are at their peak.
• Though deer may wander into suburban neighborhoods, they are most frequently found in heavily wooded areas.
• Deer almost never travel alone. If you see one deer, you can bet that there are others nearby.
• To avoid a deer-vehicle collision - SLOW DOWN!
Make the smart move when you are driving through an area known for high deer populations, drive the speed limit. The more conservative you are with your speed, the more time you will have to brake if an animal darts into your path.
• Always wear a seatbelt. The most severe injuries in deer-vehicle collisions usually result from failure to use a seat belt.
For more read what the experts say: Deer Safety Driving Tips