Infographic: Deer on the road? Here’s what to do Posted in Auto Oh deer! According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, a collision with some form of wildlife occurs, on average, every 39 minutes. And deer are a major culprit. On top of these already astonishing figures, there’s a surge in the number of deer-auto collisions in the fall. During their October to December migration and mating season,1 deer wander all over—and onto the roads. And a run-in with a deer can be a very unfortunate event. It can cause severe injuries to you and your passengers, and cost an average of $2,800 to repair your vehicle.2 So here are some tips to prevent a collision and, if an accident is unavoidable, explain how to reduce damage to you, your car and your passengers. Keep this infographic in mind when you see a deer on or near the roadway. 1 - Insurance Information Institute 2 - DMV Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Related resources In a car accident? Helpful tips on what to do next Posted in Auto We try to avoid them, but no matter how safe we drive, what roads we take or where we live, car accidents just happen. Be prepared. Learn what to do after a car accident with this helpful guide. Don't think you drive distracted? Posted in Auto Distracted driving takes more than 3,000 lives a year in the United States alone. And while your first instinct might be to think that you don’t drive distracted, not so fast. Ask and answer these questions honestly to find out how you could be safer on the road.