Do Deer Whistles Work?

Deer Alert Car Whistles- Know The Facts


car with deer that has come through windshield


Do Car Whistles Work? Suppose you are driving to or from work, everything is fine, then before you can react a deer runs out in front of you. Bam!! Like 1 to 1 1/2 million people a year you have hit a deer. Approximately 300 people and 1 million deer are killed every year in deer-vehicle collisions. Would a deer car whistle have prevented the accident? Insurance companies estimate vehicle damage at 1 Billion dollars a year!.State police and insurance companies also believe many accidents with deer are never reported.


Tried Using Electronic or Air Whistles? Have an opinion about whether or not they work? Leave us a review here.

Check Out This Near Miss Video With Deer and Motorcycles


WHAT CAN WE DO?

There are several behavioral precautions we can take that will improve our odds to avoid a deer-vehicle collision. Read what you can do to perhaps save your life or a family member that may be in the car with you.

Deer Avoidance Tips

WHAT ABOUT DEER ALERTING DEER-WHISTLES? DO THEY REALLY WORK??


Check out the research papers and be informed. There are basically two types of deer whistles, air velocity and electronic.

Air velocity whistles are based on the idea that compressed air traveling through the whistles generates frequencies that alert animals and cause them to stop movement. Air Velocity Whistles

Electronic whistles are engineered to produce both an ultrasonic frequency heard by smaller animals and a sonic frequency heard by humans and large animals such as deer. The sounds emitted are supposed to alert the deer that something is coming and as the vehicle draws closer, the sound gets louder so the deer are less likely to be startled by the oncoming car and jump in front of it. Electronic Whistles

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