Mo. Warns Motorists to be on Watch for Deer

9 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, November 02 2010 Nov 2, 2010 Tuesday, November 02, 2010 4:18:18 AM CDT November 02, 2010 in News
Source: AP

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri conservation officials are warning motorists to be alert for deer running across roadways.

That becomes more common in November because it's breeding season for white-tailed deer, which makes them more active.

The Department of Conservation says the first three weeks of November are the peak time for breeding.

The deer are most likely to be on roads at dawn, dusk and evening.

Conservation officials say paying attention to the shoulders of roads is the best strategy for avoiding car-deer collisions.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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