According to the National Safety Council, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Additionally, October is the second leading month for motor vehicle deaths with 3,550.
To help ensure adults and children have a safe holiday, the American Academy of Pediatrics has compiled this list of Halloween Safety Tips:
NSC offers these additional safety tips for anyone who plans to be on the road during trick-or-treat hours:
Matt, Matt and Anne wish everyone a safe Halloween.
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