Potential for deer crashes will be high again this fall September 27, 2012 Wisconsin

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Potential for deer crashes will be high again this fall September 27, 2012 Wisconsin, VOICE of Wisconsin Rapids (blog)
Last year, Wisconsin law enforcement agencies reported a total of 18,176 deer versus motor vehicle crashes. Dane County had the most motor vehicle versus deer crashes reported in 2011 with 846... “To avoid deer crashes, drivers must slow down when they see deer in the area. If you see one deer, there are probably more nearby that could dash in front of your vehicle,” said State Patrol Maj. Sandra Huxtable, director of the Bureau of Transportation Safety, in a press release. “If you can’t avoid a deer, it’s safer to hit the brakes and hit the deer than to swerve suddenly and try to miss it...

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