Table 2. Summary of estimated costs (in 2007 US$) for the average deer–, elk–, and moose–vehicle collision.



Description

Deer
(US$)

Elk
(US$)

Moose
(US$)

Vehicle repair costs per collision

$2622

$4550

$5600
Human injuries per collision $2702 $5403 $10 807
Human fatalities per collision $1002 $6683 $13 366
Towing, accident attendance, and investigation $125 $375 $500
Hunting value animal per collision $116 $397 $387
Carcass removal and disposal per collision $50 $75 $100

Total

$6617

$17 483

$30 760