As the leaves turn orange and pumpkins adorn front porches, the excitement of Halloween fills the air. While Halloween is synonymous with fun costumes, candy, and spooky themes, it’s crucial to remember that safety should never take a back seat.

Halloween is one of the deadliest days of the year for child pedestrians. On October 31, children between 4 and 8 are 10 times more likely to be killed in a pedestrian accident, with the highest risk around 6 p.m. 

To ensure your family has an enjoyable Halloween, here are some practical safety tips for a safe trick-or-treating experience for you and your little ghouls and goblins.