Wildlife-vehicle collisions on Colorado roads decreasing October 18, 2012

Colorado Deer and Transportation News Archive 

There have been fewer wildlife-vehicle collisions since 2006, the Colorado Department of Transportation reports.  The decline could be attributed to more driver awareness and new speed restrictions in areas were there is heavy wildlife traffic.  "It could be due to weather, changing migration routes, a number of things," said Mike McVaugh, the CDOT traffic and safety engineer for the southwest region. "This overall trend is encouraging."

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