Methods to Reduce Traffic Crashes Involving Deer

Methods to Reduce Traffic Crashes Involving Deer

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More than 1.5 million traffic crashes involving deer occur each year in the U.S. These crashes produce $1.1 billion in vehicle damage a 150 fatalities annually. Deer-related crashes are increasing as both deer populations a vehicular travel increase. Many methods have been used in attempts to reduce deer crashes, often with little scientific foundation a limited evaluation. This paper summarizes the methods a reviews the evidence of their effectiveness a the situations in which each may be useful. The only widely accepted method with evidence of effectiveness is well-designed a maintained fencing, with underpasses or overpasses as appropriate. Other methods using advanced technology require substantial additional research a evaluation.Passive signs: Roadway signs warning drivers of deer-crossing locations are used in almost all states (Romin and Bissonette, 1993; Sullivan and Messmer, 2003). Most are ... Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices. No studies haveanbsp;...

Title:Methods to Reduce Traffic Crashes Involving Deer
Author: James H. Hedlund
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2008-04-01

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