MADISON (WKOW) – Wisconsin
transportation officials want to warn drivers to be on the lookout for deer
crashes usually peak in the fall, the Department of Transportation says June is
one of the most dangerous months for drivers because deer are on the move as
they search for places to give birth.
The DOT says the young deer often separate from their mothers around the
The agency says
drivers should be vigilant during the early morning and evening hours, when
deer are most active. Drivers should
also be aware that deer seldom run along.
If a driver spots a
deer along the side of the road, DOT officials suggest slowing down and honking
the horn with one long blast to frighten the animal away.
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