In Michigan alone, there has been a 57.7 percent
rise from 42,494 vehicle-deer crashes in 1992
to 66,993 in 2001. Each year there are approximately
1.5 million Deer/Auto collisions (DVC) resulting in over
300 deaths and 30,000 of injuries.
Deer/Auto collisions cause the auto insurance industry
about $2,000 per claim.
25 million deer in the US, the National Safety Council
recommends those defensive driving tips to avoid hitting