Have you hit or almost hit a deer? Majority of the time it's because the deer jumps out in front of us out of nowhere. Motorists should always be vigilant for deer and other animals crossing in front of them. [list type=decimal] [*]You can slow down as safely as you can, sound your horn to scare the deer away from the road. It's still possible you may hit it. [*]Quickly scan for more deer. Deer travel in groups; others may be nearby, but out of view. [*]DO NOT swerve to miss it, this only makes it worse for you and your vehicle. Just head straight and hit the deer, DO NOT swerve! The saying is "It's better to hit the deer, then to swerve and cause more damage" [*]If you decide to swerve to miss it, especially if your near road banks, there's a big possibility that you could roll your vehicle,hurt yourself or cause a fatality. The Center for Disease Control reports that one half of motorist fatalities related to deer strikes result from the driver swerving to avoid the deer. [*]Be more alert in areas of deer-crossing highway signs. These warning signs indicate locations of frequent deer crossings. [/LIST] Deer hit by cop doing 90-95 mph! This deer comes out of the right so fast! pause the video to see. Cop Unloads in an Injured Deer This is probably how they die after being hit. It really had no where to run. We just never see it. I'm not even sure the officer shot it. The videographers were silly at the end. Do any Truckingboard members have any stories,pictures or videos to share???