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Tennessee Highway Patrol Urges Motorists to Watch Out for Deer

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) cautions motorists to watch out for deer on or near the roadways.  An increase in deer related crashes is more likely during November-December due to deer mating and hunting season.

“Deer related crashes can be a very serious and dangerous incident,” THP Colonel Tracy Trott said.  “Deer pose a danger to motorists throughout the year, especially in the fall.  Stats show November is typically the worst month for deer-related crashes. It is important for motorists to exercise caution, slow down and remain alert in areas where deer are present.”

November-December worst time for deer related crashes

November-December worst time for deer related crashes

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Tennessee Highway Patrol urges Motorists to watch out for Deer

 

Fall Season Worst Time for Deer-Related Crashes

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) urges motorists to exercise caution on the roadways this time of year.  Autumn means, football, fall foliage, pumpkin pies, and the start of deer mating and hunting season.  Last year in Tennessee, one person was killed in a traffic crash involving deer.

“The fall season is the most active time of year for deer-related crashes,” Colonel Tracy Trott said.  “We want to remind drivers to be alert and watch for deer on or around the roadways, especially at dawn or after sunset.”

A deer crossing a road

A deer crossing a road

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State Farm says Kentucky and Tennessee Drivers Beware of Deer

 

New State Farm® data shows odds Kentucky and Tennessee drivers will collide with a deer are declining

State FarmMurfreesboro, TN – Kentucky drivers are about five percent less likely to collide with a deer than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The odds drivers will hit a deer in Kentucky are 1 out of 113, above the national odds of 1 in 169.

Meanwhile, Tennessee drivers are about four percent less likely to collide with a deer than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The odds drivers will hit a deer in Tennessee are 1 out of 170, just below the national odds of 1 in 169.

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A deer crossing a road

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Tennessee Highway Patrol urges Motorists to Watch out for Deer

 

October Through December Worst Time For Deer-Related Crashes

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott today announced that three people were killed in crashes involving deer in 2012. Colonel Trott cautions motorists to be watchful of deer during the fall and winter seasons, as an increase in deer-related crashes are likely during the months of October through December.

In Tennessee, there were 5,911 deer-related crashes in 2012. That’s an increase of 4.2 percent from the 5,670 crashes involving deer the previous year. Of the 2012 figure, 5,601 were property damage, 307 were wrecks with injury, and three resulted in fatalities.

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A deer crossing a road

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Tennessee Highway Patrol warns Motorists to watch out for Deer

 

October through December Worst Time For Deer-Related Crashes

The Tennessee Highway PatrolNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol cautions motorists to watch out for deer on or near the roadways this fall season. An increase in deer-related crashes is likely during the months of October through December due to deer mating and hunting season.

“Deer pose a danger to motorists throughout the year, but especially in the fall,” THP Colonel Tracy Trott said. “November is typically the worst month for deer-related crashes. It is important to exercise caution, slow down and stay alert in areas where deer are populated.”

A deer crossing a road

A deer crossing a road

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Clarksville Police Advise Caution During Deer Breeding Season

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – We are already well into that time of year when deer crashes are on the rise in our area.  The fact that hunting season has opened will also likely cause crashes to increase even more.  From Jan 1st – Oct 31st, 2011, we had 110 deer related crashes. During the same time frame in 2010, there were 75 deer related crashes.  In the entirety of 2010, there were 139 deer related crashed.

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A deer crossing a road

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