Wildlife Collisions Spike Across the Nation

June 6, 2024 10:49 am in by
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Collisions between cars and wildlife rates in Gisborne are the second highest in the state, with Heathcote sitting fourth on the ranking.

There’s been a 22 per cemt spike in animal collisions across the nation with regional drivers more likely than their metro counterparts to have a collision with wildlife.

AAMI’s Motor Claims Manager, Leah James, says the findings are a timely reminder for regional drivers, especially ahead of the colder months and shorter days.

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