Trick-or-treat safely this Halloween
As thousands of children prepare to embark on their trick-or-treating jaunts in neighborhoods near and far, it is best to once again revisit safety tips that can help ensure this Halloween is enjoyable and injury-free. when donning a Halloween costume. Children should be dressed in highly visible costumes so drivers can easily see them. Parents and chaperones also should be dressed in bright colors. Reflective tape and flashlights also make pedestrians more visible to oncoming cars. should plan their trick-ortreating routes ahead of time. This way they kids can be found quickly if they are separated from their groups, and parents can choose safe neighborhoods. Choose neighborhoods and paths that have the least amount of automobile traffic.
should stick to sidewalks and only cross the street at intersection crosswalks. Make sure kids know to avoid darting out between cars or cutting across lawns and sets in, fast-moving children can be difficult to see. the door will typically lights off. Only visit homes that are decorated, bright and welcoming to trick-or-treaters. should go out in groups and always be accompanied by an adult chaperone. should wear well-fitted costumes that do not drag on the floor or impede mobility. Choose face paint over masks so that vision is not obscured. clear of jack-o-lanterns that are lit by real flames. Homeowners or other, safer methods of illumination rather than candles and open flames. for youngsters, and following a few safety can make the day both fun and safe.