Deer-Vehicle Crash Information Clearinghouse

Michigan Data

Year
Total Crashesa
Deer-Vehicle Crashes
Percent Deer-Vehicle Crashes
Fatalities
Injuries
Pre-Hunt Deer Population Estimatesb
Salvaged & Unsalvaged Deer Carcasses

1993

363,636

47,812 

 13.15

5

1,712

1,630,000

n/a

1994

398,050 

56,666 

14.24

5

2,043

1,760,000

n/a

1995

421,073 

62,535 

14.85

8

2,193

2,171,000

n/a

1996

435,477 

68,233 

15.67

6

2,221

2,026,000

n/a

1997

425,793 

65,451 

15.37

3

2,226

1,759,000

n/a

1998

403,766 

65,397 

16.20

4

2,381

2,031,000

n/a

1999

415,675 

67,669 

16.28

4

2,234

2,007,000

n/a

2000

424,852 

65,005 

15.30

8

2,147

1,950,000

n/a

2001

400,813 

66,993

16.71

11

2,109

1,913,000

n/a

2002

395,515 

63,136 

15.96

5

2,220

1,962,000

n/a

2003

391,485 

67,760 

17.31

11

1,913

1,776,000

n/a

2004

373,028 

62,707

16.81

3

1,647

1,853,000

n/a

2005

350,838

58,741

16.74

9

1,700

1,702,000

n/a

2006

315,008

60,875

19.30

12

1,676

1,673,000

n/a

2007

324,174

61,907

19.10

11

1,614

1,892,000

n/a

2008

316,057

61,010

19.30

12

1,648

n/a

n/a

Notes:
aMotor vehicle crash defined as a crash that involves a motor vehicle in transport on a public trafficway (in Michigan) and results in injury, death or at least $400.00 in property damage
bPre-hunt white-tailed deer herd population estimated from Deer Management Units (MI DNR sheet)

Crash Information from Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning
Deer Information from Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Click here to download file: MI_DVC_Data.xls

Crashes by County

Click here to download county DVC data from 1992 to 2004: MI DVC by county 1992-2004.xls