Safety Tips for Kids & Parents on Halloween

Top tips to keep your kids safe on Halloween For parents and children:  Children under 12 should trick-or-treat and cross streets with an adult.Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic as far to the left as possible.Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Parents should remind children to watch for cars that are turning or backing up.Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Walk...
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Preventing "Backover" or "Frontover” Tragedies While Driving

Danger can come from any direction, and parents must be aware of the risk of "backover" or "frontover" incidents. Many of these preventable injuries and deaths occur in driveways or parking lots when drivers are unaware children are near vehicles. Tragically, these drivers are often family members or friends of the injured child. Parents, caregivers, drivers, and kids can all do their part to make sure that children do not share the same space as vehicles.Walk all the way around your parked vehi...
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