As leaves turn and cool winds blow in, many Missourians are quite used to seeing deer along the roadways. According to the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration (DIFP), more deer-related accidents occur in October and November than the rest of the year.
If you are about to hit a deer, hold firmly to the steering wheel, apply your brakes and stop the vehicle. Try not to swerve. If you are involved in an animal collision, DIFP recommends the following actions:
To read the article in its entirety, visit the DIFP website. Refer to DIFP or your local insurance agent when inquiring about automobile insurance coverage.