The devices, installed by Mount Laurel company JAFA Technologies Inc., are activated when the unit senses headlights on an approaching vehicle up to 150 yards away.
Then the device emits a shrill noise and flashes a blue strobe light.
The combination of the light and the sound is designed to keep deer away from the road when a vehicle is approaching.
"What makes this device so much more effective than others is that this can detect headlights before a deer sees them and gets mesmerized," Ed Mulka, project manager for JAFA, told the Courier-Post of Cherry Hill for Sunday's newspapers.
The devices are being installed on a stretch of rod near Fort Dix that local officials say has about 60 to 80 accidents a year involving deer.
Springfield Police Chief Kenneth Gerber said there were no deer accidents over a 10-day period after the devices were installed.
JAFA is paying for the cost of installing the 38 devices, which usually cost about $150 each.
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