Call Us Today 888.279.9701
Home Page Email
Health &
& HR

Spring is just around the corner and around the country, wildlife is on the move on migration paths they’ve followed for thousands of years. Unfortunately, those paths now intersect the asphalt “paths” we drive on — often with tragic results.

Every year, claims for wildlife-vehicle collisions total nearly $1.1 billion nationwide. This year, why not help your clients and family travel safely by providing them a list of tips for driving safely around wildlife?

Here’s what the experts recommend:

  • Obey all speed limits, traffic signs, and regulations. Your odds of avoiding a collision with an animal are reduced if you drive at a slower speed.
  • Watch for wildlife-warning road signs and reduce your speed in these areas.
  • Actively scan all sides of the road as you drive and look for any signs of wildlife.
  • Herd animals, such as deer and elk, travel in groups. In other words: If you see one deer, there are probably others nearby.
  • Use your high beams at night when there is no oncoming traffic.
  • Exercise extra caution at dusk and dawn. Peak collision times are 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., when wildlife is most active.
  • Be extra careful when driving near streams, rivers, and lakes, as wildlife tend to migrate close to (and congregate around) sources of water.

Copy this list of wildlife-driving tips and have it handy for all meetings this time of year — and while you’re at it, e-mail the list to all your clients, too. It’s a great way to show them you care about their safety.

Posted 8:59 AM

Share |

NOTICE: This blog and website are made available by the publisher for educational and informational purposes only. It is not be used as a substitute for competent insurance, legal, or tax advice from a licensed professional in your state. By using this blog site you understand that there is no broker client relationship between you and the blog and website publisher.
Blog Archive

View Mobile Version
Workers Compensation
Commercial Real Estate
Independent Contractors
Bar & Restaurant
Farm & Crop
Oil & Gas
Group Health & Benefits
Payroll & HR
Cyber/Tech Liability
Auto Service & Garages
Commercial General Liability
Construction & Trades
Life Insurance
Professional Liability
Stay up to date on all the latest news with Aliance Insurance Agency!
  • Carrier
  • Carrier
  • Carrier
  • Carrier
  • Carrier
  • Carrier
  • Carrier
Connect With Us:
Social Social Social Social Social
Alliance Insurance Group
710 Golden Ridge Rd., Suite 120
Golden, CO 80401

Phone: (303) 279-9700
Alliance Insurance Group Rated 4.8 / 5 based on 5 reviews. | Review Us