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March 30, 2014 in Idaho

Cars stream past a carcass on U.S. Highway 95 on March 19. Boundary County has one of the state’s highest animal-vehicle collision rates.

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Brice Sloan of Sloan Security Technologies demonstrates an animal detection system in use on U.S. Highway 95 north of Bonners Ferry. Sloan is working with the Nature Conservancy, Idaho Transportation Department and the Kootenai Valley Resource Initiative to test the system.

This warning sign and flashing light on U.S. Highway 95, part of an animal detection system, alert drivers to wildlife approaching the road.

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Brice Sloan of Sloan Security Technologies talks about the animal detection system used to promote road safety.