We all know that the roads around the holidays can be very scary. The Halloween season proves to be no different, especially with the number of trick or treaters that abound. People of all ages enjoy this particular holiday by donning their best disguises, and wandering throughout the neighborhoods to collect candy as a reward for their efforts. Often, these wanderers get caught up in the holiday spirit, and may forget to check the roads before crossing, and the results can be horrifying.
Statistics show that Halloween is one of the deadliest holidays for pedestrians, with the deaths of children ranking especially high. Multiple different risks play into the devastating statistic. Most people are out and about after it becomes dark, there are more pedestrians out than usual, and both those walking and those driving are bombarded with an above-average amount of distractions.
In order to keep this holiday (and its scares) safe for all those involved, we’ve included some tips below.
If everyone works together, Halloween can become scary safe, and trick or treating can be a sweet experience for all.
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