SAFETY FIRST: Tips for drivers on Halloween

Halloween is meant to be a night chock full of fun, with just a sprinkle of fright, for trick-or-treaters everywhere.

Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, October 31st is one of the most dangerous nights of the year because of the deadly combination of alcohol and increased pedestrian traffic.

In 2012, almost half of all crash fatalities on Halloween involved a drunk driver, compared to just 31% on an average day that year.

Just over 28% of Halloween crash fatalities were pedestrians, compared to 14% on an average day.  

But these numbers don’t have to be the reality again this year. To ensure that children are safe, drivers should remember the following:

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