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Posted on: October 1, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Halloween Safety



▪ Escort your younger children while trick or treating.

▪ Set a specific time for your child/children to be out.

▪ Always know who is trick-or-treating with your children.

▪ Instruct children to Never enter any homes.

▪ Inspect all treats before allowing children to eat them.

▪ Only give out commercially wrapped candy.

▪ Place reflective tape or glow-sticks on costumes.


▪ Do not trick-or-treat alone.

▪ Do not take short cuts through alleys and buildings.

▪ Stay on the sidewalks when possible.

▪ Never approach someone in a car who is offering candy.

▪ Look both ways when crossing streets

▪ Trick-or-Treat at houses that have porch lights on or are well lit.

▪ Wait until you get home before eating treats.

▪ Have a blast!


▪ Drive slowly and use extra caution.

▪ Look for children in the street and crossing the street between parked vehicles.

▪ Be extra careful entering and exiting driveways

▪ Avoid extra distractions such as cell phones, (they’re illegal to use while driving anyway).

▪ Use headlights at all times.

▪ Use a designated driver if you have been drinking.

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