Deer Collision Facts

Top 5 states for deer collisions:
West Virginia, Montana, Iowa, South Dakota, Pennsylvania

States where driver is least likely to strike a deer:
Florida, California, Nevada, Hawaii

Months in which deer collisions are most common:
November (18% of all incidents), October then December

Tips to avoid collisions:

  • Be aware of posted deer crossing signs
  • Note that deer are most active from 6-9 p.m.
  • Use high beam headlights at night
  • Avoid distractions like cell phones and eating