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Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety Did you know? The most dangerous day of the year for child pedestrians* is Halloween On average, over 2 times as many child pedestrians die on Halloween compared to other days Average Deaths per Day Halloween E 5.5 Other Days 2.6 (Laxton, 2012; Sperling, 2012) Halloween Safety Tips Costumes should be made of fireproof fabric and include reflectors and bright colors Costumes should not obstruct vision or movement Bring flashlights or glow sticks to increase visibility Adults should accompany children under 12. Children over 12 should go in groups and stick to familiar areas Always cross at street corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks Look left-right-left when crossing and keep eye contact with CA drivers to make sure they see you Watch out for cars backing out of driveways Have a safe and happy Halloween! *A child pedestrian is defined as a pedestrian under 18 for the purposes of this infographic For more information: childrenssafetynetwork.org/infographics/halloween-safety For our blog post: childrenssafetynetwork.org/blog/pedestrian-injuries-true-terror-halloween CSNChildren's Safety Network www.ChildrensSafetyNetwork.org October 2014

Halloween Safety

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The deadliest day of the year for child pedestrians is Halloween. On average, over two times as many child pedestrians die on Halloween compared to other days. Our Halloween Safety infographic has saf...

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