By ALLEN MCQUISTON
Serving Los Alamos since 1963
The temperatures have gotten cooler, and the trees are getting vibrant with color. It is a beautiful time of year.
Fall also means animal-related car accidents are likely to rise. Between October and December, the annual deer breeding season (known as the rut) occurs. Deer can be very active and unpredictable during this time, and many find their way to our roadways.
Five recommended safety tips:
1. Be alert
- More deer are on the road around dusk and dawn.
- Deer crossing signs are posted where deer are likely to cross.
- Large deer populations