Last year, West Virginia residents spent a combined 33 million dollars on deer-related vehicular repairs. And according to the state's Department of Transportation, November is the heaviest month for deer-related accidents, of which there were 19,000 last year, ranging from mild dings to full-bore road death. While it's a no-brainer that deer are fairly large animals, it's good to remember that the kinetic energy comes to bear pretty destructively when buck and car collide, something we witnessed the aftermath of the other day in West Texas. While the poor animal was literally cleaved in twain, we're betting the car didn't look so good either. We're still trying to scrub the image from our brain.
Dealing With Deer: A Primer [Internal]