Tag: vehicle collisions

August 17, 2020

New lighting system helps deer avoid vehicles at night

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services recently applied for a patent for a new vehicle-based lighting system to prevent deer-vehicle collisions during low-light conditions. Through a series...

October 19, 2018

Do animal brains spell trouble for humans?

Intelligence in crows (Corvus spp.), raccoons (Procyon lotor), coyotes (Canis latrans) and other species can make them an annoyance to people who live alongside them, but researchers found that tapping...

November 9, 2016

Experience may make birds more prone to vehicle collisions

You might think that city birds would get “street smart,” learning to evade fast-moving vehicles. But exposure to traffic may actually increase some birds’ chances of being hit, according to...