Equine Insurance and Horse Insurance

It’s the season for deer crashes

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman reminds drivers this is the time of year when they are most likely to be involved in a deer-related crash. “Fall is breeding season for deer, and they may be less aware of their surroundings. Deer also often travel in groups, so if you see one deer, there are often more nearby,” Altman advises.

According to an annual survey conducted by State Farm, the cost of the average encounter with deer, elk, moose and caribou has risen $162, to $4,341. The good news is that car crashes with these four-legged creatures have gone down during the last year by about 10,000, to 1.33 million.

 

This information is from the PIA National Newsline.  Please be careful when driving.

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