Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween

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(HealthDay News) — On Halloween, excited trick-or-treaters can pose significant hazards for drivers, especially in residential areas.

The U.S. National Safety Council offers these safety tips:

  • Be extra alert and cautious on Halloween, remembering to watch for children near the roads.
  • Look out for children darting between parked cars.
  • Use caution when entering and exiting alleys and driveways.
  • Watch for children in dark clothing during twilight and later hours.
  • Stay off of your cell phone while driving.
  • Ask inexperienced teen drivers to avoid the car on Halloween.

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