Their official name is pneumatic road tubes.
These tubes are flexible rubber tubes stretched across a roadway. They work by compressing air as vehicles pass over them. Pressure change reveals much information as it is sent to data collection devices.
Imagine a 200-pound super snake stalking your backyard and threatening your small pets and children.
This nightmare scenario has been plaguing the Florida Everglades for 30 years. Burmese Pythons have overrun the Everglades in Florida. In 2009 a small child in Florida died when the family's pet Burmese python strangled her.
In recent years, several severe outbreaks of serious illnesses have been caused by swimming in contaminated pool water. Dangerous bacteria like C. difficile and E. Coli can cause severe and even life-threatening intestinal illness. Fortunately, none of these have occurred in our area.