Halloween Safety Tips Indianapolis, IN
Danger is always lurking around, and we at Indy Honda want you to stay this Halloween. So, we have some Halloween safety tips for trick or treaters and motorists that are good to keep in mind on this spooky holiday.
To help keep safety a number one priority this Halloween, we at Indy Honda have some safety tips that we think are very important. From the parents and kids to the motorists that drive by, we want everyone to be safe on this haunting night.
Halloween Safety Tips for Parents
- Plan a route that should be followed while trick or treating
- Be sure one adult is always present with children under 12 years old
- Buy non-toxic Halloween make-up
- Put reflective tape on or give glow-sticks/flashlights to children if they are out after dark
- Best time to trick or treat with small children is the first hour when it’s less dark
- Be sure to check kids’ candy for any tampering before they eat any
- Buy fire resistant costumes, wigs and accessories
Halloween Safety Tips for Kids
- Stay with the adult that is accompanying you
- Never go into a stranger’s house or car
- Stay in well-lit and familiar neighborhoods
- Stay in your group if there is no adult accompanying you
- Check the roads before attempting to cross the street
- Make sure any drivers see you
- Avoid wearing a mask, it will obstruct your vision
- Put down any electronic device before crossing the street
- Don’t eat any candy until a parent or guardian checks for tampering
- Carry a flashlight/glow-stick or wear reflective tape so drivers can see you
- Don’t wear a costume that restricts your movement
Halloween Safety Tips for Motorists
- Watch for any children on or near roads
- Make eye contact with pedestrians so they know you see them
- Pedestrians have the right away!
- Enter or leave driveways or alleys with caution
- Use your blinker!
- Watch for children wearing dark clothing
- Have your headlights on so you can see them and they can see you
- Stay off electronic devices while driving!
We at Indy Honda hope that these safety tips come in handy for you and your kids. Trick or treating is from 6 PM to 8 PM. If you have any questions on how to keep your vehicle visible to pedestrians, you can call, stop in or contact us online and we’ll be glad to help.