Annandale VA: DeerDeter system prevents deer-vehicle collisions October 18, 2012 Virginia

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Annandale VA: DeerDeter system prevents deer-vehicle collisionsOctober 18, 2012 Virginia, By Around Annandale
... in Fairfax County,  a non-profit group called 21st Century Deer Management is teaming up with a private company to urge the county to adopt a humane, high-tech system to keep deer off the roads... The DeerDeter system consists of a series of small, solar-powered devices attached to poles along a road. They would be automatically activated when it starts to get dark, the time when deer are most active and are harder to see. Oncoming headlights would set off a strobe light and whistle that would distract a deer heading for the road until the car has passed...

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