Garison Safety Office
Used with Permission Fort Greely Interceptor
Cross the street at corners, using crosswalks.
Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross.
Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them.
Children should have adult supervision while they are trick or treating. Stick to familiar areas that are well lit and it’s a good idea trick-or-treat in groups.
Keep Costumes Safe
– Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers and, if possible, choose light colors.
– Choose face paint and makeup whenever possible instead of masks, which can obstruct a child’s ision.
– Have kids carry glow sticks or flashlights to help them see and be seen by drivers.
– When selecting a costume, make sure it is the right size to prevent trips and falls.
Drive Extra Careful
– Slow down and be especially alert in residential neighborhoods. Children are excited on Hallowee nd
may move in unpredictable ways.
– take extra time to look for kids at intersections/crosswalks. nter and exit driveways slowly and
– Don’t have distractions inside your car so you can concentrate on the road and your surroundings
– Drive slowly, anticipate heavy pedestrian traffic and turn your headlights on earlier in the day to spot children from greater distances.
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