Deer-strike Collisions on U.S. Roads

Here we are again — the riskiest time of the year for having a collision with a deer on America’s roads — October, November and December.

Not something anyone likes to see, but naturally even worse if it was your car that now bears the damage as well.  (Copyright image, 2012.)

Deer-strike collisions are stunningly common in the USA.  It has been estimated that there are around 1.5 million deer killed in this manner every year.

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So When SHOULD You Drive With Headlights On? It’s More Often Than You Think!

Knowing when to use your low-beam headlights is all about safety…  Forget the rules that you’ve seen in state drivers manuals; regrettably they are seriously inadequate on quite a few important topics!

A road sign / traffic sign in Massachusetts, advising drivers to keep headlights on at all times.
See?  It’s official:  Headlights on at all times for safety!  Unfortunately, this sign in Massachusetts applies only to one section of a single road. (Nevada has more.) However, the advice it gives is actually true everywhere and at all times.  (Copyright image, 2017.)

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Dangerous Lane-Changing by Truck Drivers – Remind Your Family & Friends

Remind all the drivers among your family and friends to always look for people doing lane-changes without signalling, particularly at intersections when they realize they’re heading the wrong way!  See all five photo’s, below.

So far, all appears normal, Vehicles in the two right lanes are heading for I-87 North, and in the two left lanes for I-87 South or I-90 West. (Copyright image, 2019.)

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