Virginia Motorists Warned to Watch Out for Deer October 3, 2012

Virginia Deer and Transportation News Archive 



Lee Walker, a spokesman for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, said deer are out hunting for food for the winter and potential mates.... Matt Knox, deer project coordinator for Game and Inland Fisheries, said deer account for about 50,000 car accidents a year in Virginia. He said as traditional wooded areas become developed, deer end up in residential areas that usually also carry a high volume of vehicle traffic. To thwart that problem, Knox said, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties have a seven-month hunting season ... 

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