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2013-10-29 23:36:50

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman urges drivers to slow down and be extra alert for deer between now and December. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, wants to warn drivers in New York that deer-vehicle collisions increase in the months October through December. The greatest number of accidents occurs in the two hours before sunrise and after sunset each day, according to the New York State Department of Transportation...

2012-09-18 23:00:06

New studies show that there are more than 1.5 million deer-vehicle collisions that occur annually in the United States-- and that is only deer! The combined dollar amount for all vehicular repairs caused by wildlife vehicle collisions is $1.1 billion. Personal injury attorney Ken Christensen urges trucking companies to equip every vehicle in their fleet with grille guards. Doing so would not only save millions of dollars in vehicular damages, but it would prevent amassing many more millions...

2011-06-30 19:07:08

University of Alberta researchers have produced a map of Edmonton predicting the most likely locations where vehicles will collide with deer. These collisions can be fatal for drivers and their passengers. The hot spots for deer vs. vehicle collisions virtually encircle Edmonton along the city limit, border line. Mark Boyce is a U of A ecologist and co author of the paper. Boyce found that the most dangerous rural roadways share three features; Natural vegetation, bushes and trees, run right...


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