Deer vs. automobiles

Deer Roadkill (by the numbers)

4 million: Miles of roads in the U.S.
226 million: Number of vehicles registered in the U.S.
23 trillion: Vehicle miles traveled in the United States (average year)
6.3 million: Number of automobile accidents annually in the United States
253,000: Number of animal-vehicle accidents annually
50: Estimated percentage of vehicle-large animal collisions that go unreported
90: Percentage of animal-vehicle collisions that involve deer
$2,000: Average minimum cost for repairing a vehicle after a collision with a deer
1 million: Number of vertebrates run over each day in the U.S.
200: Number of human deaths annually resulting from vehicle-wildlife collisions

(Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration)

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