5 Safe Driving Tips For This Halloween

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According to Safe Kids USA, children are twice as likely to be killed by a vehicle on Halloween compared to other days of the year. Take extra caution behind the wheel on Halloween and use the following driving tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe.

  • Yield to Trick-or-Treaters: Be prepared for children to run into the street at anytime
  • Refrain From Passing Idle Vehicles: You never know when the driver in front of you has stopped to drop children off. Be patient and take extra caution when traveling near other vehicles. 
  • Park Your Mobile Phone: With children crowding the dark roads, it is especially important to avoid any distractions while behind the wheel. 
  • Communicate With Other Drivers: Use hazard lights when picking-up or dropping-off trick-or-treaters. And, always use turn signals. 
  • Consider Alternate Routes: Avoid driving near trick-or-treaters by taking routes that go around busy neighborhoods, not through them.