Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:43 PM by Tara Oster - MTN News
Updated: Oct 31, 2012 1:43 PM
Halloween finds the streets filled with all shapes and sizes of ghouls, ghosts, and goblins, and that means parents need to do all they can to keep their little monsters safe.
Authorities advise parents to make sure younger children are with an adult, don't accept anything from someone in a car and take a look at your kids candy before they enjoy.
Kids are usually out from about 5:30 in the evening until 9:00 to 9:30 at night, so if you're out driving at that time, just please be aware of the kids that are out gathering candy.
But if parents and their kids still want to trick-or-treat going door to door, police also say to be mindful of traffic safety and being visible at night.
According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety October 31st is the deadliest night for pedestrians. The foundation provided a few tips on how to be safe: