Side Swiped a Deer........

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I side swiped a deer. Listen carefully at the 15th second, there is a low “thump” sound. My MOAB has steel bumper and my JL didn’t show any damage. But my JL has the full suite of safety features and it didn’t produce any alerts or try to brake. Should it? How do these safety features work?
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They won't work on that type of hit.
 

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Looks like a frontal hit, not a glancing blow/"side swipe".

You learned an important lesson when observing the first deer cross the road: slow down for her friend. In my experience, and now yours, they're rarely alone.
 

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Ha! I slammed a deer a couple of days after installing a new Fishbone front bumper with skid. Yea, that baby is protester proof. I went over that deer like a speed bump. Nothing but a bit of poop on the windshield.
 

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My parents were driving a Ford passenger car with a sunroof about 16 or so years ago. A deer jumped over the car, shoving his foot through the sunroof smacking my mom in the head With its hoof. My dad yelled excitedly at my mom, “Did you see that deer?” She said, “Yeah asshole, it kicked me in the head!” 😂😂😂 I love when they tell that story.
 
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