Posted On October 26, 2016 In Personal Injury
Halloween is supposed to be fun for parents and their children, but it can also end in tragedy if certain precautions are not taken. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Halloween is one of the top three days during the year for pedestrian accidents. This is because there are more people walking around and therefore more opportunities for vehicles to collide with pedestrians.
Traffic accidents are the primary safety risk on Halloween, but there are other hazards that warrant caution. These hazards might be avoided by planning for Halloween ahead of time. Here are some examples of tips that might help improve the safety of your trick-or-treaters.
If you are going to be returning home from work or somewhere else on Halloween, there are ways that you can contribute to Halloween safety. AAA suggests the following tips for motorists.
These tips are by no means an exhaustive list of everything you can do as a parent, but are meant to serve as helpful suggestions for making trick-or-treating safer. There are two weeks left to prepare for this occasion.
The Texas personal injury attorneys at Mike Love & Associates, LLC, wish everyone a happy Halloween!