Oh Deer...

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Rolling Thunder's Comment
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Just thought I would share this to help get the knowledge out some. I bet it is really hard to fight the instinct to swerve around one.

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Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

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Ricky A.'s Comment
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Deer Crossing Lady - Radio: http://youtu.be/9K3MoxlCaJ4

Rolling Thunder's Comment
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Deer Crossing Lady - Radio: http://youtu.be/9K3MoxlCaJ4

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Oh yeah, I remember her.

Rolling Thunder's Comment
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Um...

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Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Stevo Reno's Comment
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Some places, need a "Goat Crossing" sign lol I worked for Nissan forklifts, servicing lifts in the field. 1 day coming home from work, the exit road along the I-15 atop the Cajon Pass in Calif. 2 goats darted out in front of my work van. I slowed as best I could, clipped the bigger of the 2 goats backend, with corner of my bumper. Scared the bejeezus outta me From what I saw he got tore up pretty badly, I stopped and he ran off into the desert brush someplace(rural part of town). Probably to die, evidently someones pet goats got out.

Brian 's Comment
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Gets crazy with deer here in Minnesota this time of year...... gun hunting season opens tomorrow.... they get real spooked for then next month or so and you really need to keep an eye out if your driving at night

Scott O.'s Comment
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O no swerving here full speed ahead Scotty sorry bout your luck my life is more important lol

Brian 's Comment
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O no swerving here full speed ahead Scotty sorry bout your luck my life is more important lol

I agree! I have had 3 encounters with deer in my 40 years of driving.....all in Wisconsin......each time in a car.....never missed any.......I won each time.......deer & cars.....not so muchrofl-3.gifrofl-3.gifrofl-1.gifrofl-3.gifrofl-3.gif

Brett Aquila's Comment
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For anyone not familiar with them....out West they have "open ranges" in places which means there are no fences holding the cattle in. They just free range across the massive expanse of empty land. If you hit one, you bought it. They have the right away.

Also, with deer, remember they don't often travel alone. If you see one there are often times more nearby. And if there is more than one they rarely cross the road at the same time. I don't know if they flip a coin or play rock/paper/scissors to see who goes first but they generally go one at a time.

Turbo Dan's Comment
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Had never hit a Deer in my life until last winter, I was west of Fargo about 9:00 at night and I was the only vehical for about a mile each way when a Deer picked me out,,,,,, I was in the right lane going 70mph when a Deer leapped from the center mediam across the left lane into the front of my Cascadia. It came out of nowhere, I thought I was dreaming, and confused as it was'nt that big and was grey, I thought it was a wolf. I heard it hit and pulled into the next rest area to check for damage. no damage as it landed in front of my left steer tire. Instinctively, from my years of experience ( on the road, airplanes, and race cars) I held the wheel Straight ! I was hauling a tanker of Fracking Gel to an oil well to the town of "Kill Deer" North Dakota,,,,,, Spooky,,,,,,,

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