Deer become active as December moves along

Deer become active as December moves along

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - December can be one of the most dangerous months when it comes to deer-vehicle collisions. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is asking drivers to pay attention when behind the wheel.

Deer are especially active this time of year in early mornings and early evenings.

"We ask that drivers not get complacent, not get tunnel vision. When you're riding down the road, be mindful of tree lines and not only when you're riding down the road and you see one deer cross, don't think that's it. Slow down; be mindful. There may be another deer coming," said RFC Tim Hutto with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Hutto says deer are especially active in places where fields intersect with trees.

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