COLLINSVILLE – State Farm has released updated 2017-2018 annual deer crash data: Here are key details:
Virginia is ranked number 12, down from number 11 last year.
The likelihood of having a collision with a deer in Virginia is 1 in 99, a decrease of 4.7% since the 2016-2017 study.
Nationally the average is 1 in 167 chance of deer collision.
November is the worst month for crashes. October is the second followed by December.
Average property damage claim runs $4,341, up from $4,179 in 2017.
There were 1.33 million deer claims reported to State Farm nationally from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
Nearly 59,610 Virginia deer claims were reported from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. (State Farm)
Deer crashes are covered under the comprehensive coverage of the auto policy; not collision coverage.
For the full report visit https://st8.fm/18deer