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Safety First Tonight! Motorist’s Beware of ‘Trick-or-Treaters’ & Parents, Dress Kids For Success!

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Don’t Let the Spookiest Night of The Year Be the Scariest for the Thousands of Kids that will Be going Door to Door for Treats and maybe a little Tricking!

Not only should motorist be mindful of the kids, Parents can help their kids by going over street-safety rules and making sure their child’s costume passes a safety check.

Courtesy of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, this poster illustrates some important tips such as:

  • Make sure costumes are visible to drivers
  • Make sure masks offer large enough holes for seeing and breathing
  • Trim any fabric that might be a hazard for walking stairs
  • Don’t send kids out with open flames (duh!!)
  • Watch out for treats (toys) with choking hazards for small children

But most Importantly, have fun, enjoy the costumes and when it’s all over, brush your teeth double!

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