Hop, Skip And Thump: How To Avoid A Close Encounter With A Kangaroo
Australians who live in the bush are used to narrow, poorly-paved roads and regular encounters with wildlife. They develop a range of driving skills that aren't needed in the city. If you are taking a car which has no bull bar protection into the bush, you should be especially careful. They may be a much-loved icon, but kangaroos cause numerous road accidents and fatalities. In 2009, they were responsible for 60% of fatal accidents involving an animal in New South Wales.