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Drivers Beware: Moose On Move

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding drivers to be on the lookout for moose.

Officials say more moose are hit by vehicles in the spring than any other time of year.

The department says animals are on the move and more likely to cross roads especially after dark and in the early morning this time of year as they move to spring feeding areas.

Officials say drivers hit 98 moose on Vermont highways last year.

Moose also are active in September and October, during their breeding season.

The department says some of the roads most frequented by moose are Route 105 from Island Pond to Bloomfield; Route 114 from East Burke to Canaan; Route 2 between Lunenberg and East St. Johnsbury; and Route 12 from Worcester to Elmore.