Deer Running Across The Golden Gate Bridge Is Kinda Wonderful

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This Video Of A 911 Obliterating A Deer Is Why Track + Wildlife = Bad

This is the track day wildlife scenario of my nightmares. A Porsche 911, a race track in the woods, and a massive deer running full speed onto the tarmac while flooring it down a straightaway. » 7/25/14 8:54pm 7/25/14 8:54pm

Car Hits Deer, Deer Hits Jogger

Is there a greater public menace than the assorted members of the family Cervidae, or as we know it better, the common deer? I think not. And one errant deer in Ashburn, Virginia wasn't content with just taking out a car — it had to hit a jogger following a wreck as well. » 12/06/13 2:20pm 12/06/13 2:20pm

Watch A Deer Get Taken Out At The Nürburgring By A 112 MPH Megane RS

Growing up in Texas, I learned to be wary of errant deer on just about any road outside of a city. Now we've found a video that proves deer can be a threat to your car literally anywhere, including on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. » 6/07/13 10:30am 6/07/13 10:30am

Watch A Deer Crash Into A Racing Corvette's Windshield

The annual Daisy Dukes Contest at this weekend's HyperFest at Summit Point in West Virginia was delayed after a driver in a Corvette collided with a deer that made the mistake of trying to outrun a Z06 across the track. Warning: Semi-Graphic Video. » 6/18/12 10:30am 6/18/12 10:30am

Scion FR-S Barely Misses A Deer On Commercial Shoot

While shooting the first commercial for the dearly anticipated Scion FR-S, driver Ken Gushi of Formula Drift barely missed making some gruesome on-camera roadkill. Gushi saw a deer leap from the lush Northern California forest with barely enough time to slow down. » 2/08/12 4:00pm 2/08/12 4:00pm

Drunk man gets DUI while trying to drive deer to hospital

Nothing mixes well with drinking and driving—even poorly executed but well intentioned compassion for animals. 29-year-old Andrew Caswell didn't know what to do after he hit a deer with his car last week in Greene, NY. After an argument with his three passengers about what to do with the deer, Caswell decided to drive… » 12/24/11 9:00am 12/24/11 9:00am

A Helicopter Blows a Trapped Deer to Safety

When a deer is trapped on an icy river and a helicopter is dispatched to rescue it, you'd think it would pick up the deer and fly it to safety. No, it just blows it across the slick surface. » 12/20/10 12:57pm 12/20/10 12:57pm

How To Avoid Hitting A Deer With Your Car

The term "deer caught in the headlights" exists for a reason. Although they might look cute, deer are the dumbest animals on the planet. Here are some tips on how to avoid hitting them. » 7/29/10 12:30pm 7/29/10 12:30pm

Miata Driver Takes Hunter Green Seriously, Hauls Deer Carcass

People often knock Miatas by saying you can't carry enough of your gear to make it your primary vehicle. Not so. Looks like someone's been reading Jalopnik. (H/T to B3ND3R) [TinyPic] » 12/08/09 3:00pm 12/08/09 3:00pm

Five-Point Frenzy: When Deer Meets Car

In honor of Midwest deer-hunting season — and because we blubbered like a little girl during Bambi — we bring you this (mostly) blood-free gallery of lovable vehicle-deer moments. Yeah, it's random, but so what? Happy Monday! » 11/30/09 5:30pm 11/30/09 5:30pm

Deer Takes In Scenic Route... Through The Grill Of A Buick

Seemingly unbeknownst to the driver, a contortionist deer rides shotgun in the grill of Grandpa's Buick. NSFW. Don't say we didn't warn you. » 6/03/09 4:30pm 6/03/09 4:30pm

Journalist Combines X6 And Deer With Disastrous Results

While Wes was flogging his 2009 BMW X6 around South Carolina, a journalist for the Toronto Star managed to make witnessed an impromptu test of the Bimmer's safety features after colliding nearly head-on with a deer. Maybe he was driving on the wrong side of the road (crazy Canadians). Of course, if you've ever driven… » 4/15/08 1:00pm 4/15/08 1:00pm

Woodland Creature Costs Pastrana Victory At Sno*Drift Rally This Weekend


You're all well aware that we think racer Travis Pastrana is a bad ass. Sadly, superior driving skills don't exempt you from bad luck. This Pastrana learned during the last stage of the Sno*Drift Rally. All that stood between the Team USA WRX STI and victory was about 11 miles of icy Michigan roads and one adult… » 1/31/08 10:30am 1/31/08 10:30am

Deer Jumps Over Speeding Police Car


Though the car usually wins in a battle of car-versus-deer, it's almost always a phyrric victory as the damage to the vehicle can be immense. That's why a Jackson County, Missouri sheriff's deputy is grateful this large, white-tailed deer was able to completely clear the hood of his speeding patrol car. Whether the… » 11/20/07 3:15pm 11/20/07 3:15pm

Car Hits Deer, Deer Hits Man, Man Breaks Ankle

Man, would Sir Isaac Newton be all over this once-in-a-blue moon accident story. Robert Brooks of Modesto, California was driving along Blackhawk Road in the East Bay when a deer leapt out in front of him. Unsure if he clipped the animal, he got out of his car to check for damage. Meanwhile, another driver came… » 11/11/05 4:15pm 11/11/05 4:15pm

West Virginians Spend 33 Mil on Dancing With Deer

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… » 11/01/05 11:08pm 11/01/05 11:08pm