Halloween is tomorrow, and it looks as though the weather will not be favorable for trick or treating. Many townships have already rescheduled trick or treating for another date so check with your local office to see if you are one of the affected communities. If not, then following some safety tips is even more important. Rain and overcast conditions will make it more difficult for drivers and trick-or-treaters alike.
Stay safe and enjoy your Halloween.
On the Trick-or-Treat Trail:
You could set your watch to it.
Every Halloween, my mom would set me loose in the neighborhood with a hug and a robust checklist of safety tips: Pay attention, look out for cars, watch where I was going, stay with my group and report home immediately after the candy revelry ended.
Her caution was justified. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Halloween is the most dangerous night of the year for pedestrian fatalities. It’s dark and children are excited and often wearing dark clothes.
Fortunately, a little preparation goes a long way. Here’s a checklist of things you’ll want your little candy collectors to have.
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