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Halloween Safety Tips

Here are a few safety tips to help ensure everyone has a safe and happy Halloween.

*Cross the street at corners - using traffic signals and
crosswalks.

*Make sure to put your electronic devices away, and keep your focus on the sidewalk/traffic.

*Don't run across streets.

*Teach children to make eye contact with drivers
before crossing in front of them.

*Have a planned route and designated meeting spot in case someone gets separated.

*Trick or Treat with an Adult and in groups.

*Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or
stickers and, if possible, choose light colors. Carry a flashlight or glow stick.

* Avoid long costumes to help prevent trips and falls.

DRIVE EXTRA SAFELY ON HALLOWEEN!

* Slow down and be especially alert in residential
neighborhoods.

*Don't text and drive. Eliminate distractions inside your car.

*Take extra time to look for kids at intersections, on
medians and on curbs.

*Have an adult check all candy to make certain it's safe.

*Don't go into stranger's homes.

The Albuquerque Police Department hopes you have a safe and happy Halloween. Please always remember to celebrate responsibly and never drink and drive.