Tips For a Safe Halloween
Did you know that Halloween is the deadliest day of the year for children who are pedestrians?
Here are a few tips for those who will be pedestrians and drivers:
Wear bright clothes and carry lighted lanterns, flashlights or glow sticks.
All drivers should stay off their cell phones, watch the intersections, and the rest of the street. Children may dart out in front of you, so go very slowly.
Do not under any circumstances drink, drug, and drive. I don’t care if you do think you drive more carefully when stoned. You don’t.
At any given time, there are 660,000 vehicles being driven by someone using a handheld device. These people are three times more likely to get into a crash. Are our smart devices making us dumb drivers?
Drugged driving is the new drunk driving: It’s just as serious and just as deadly. So why don’t our attitudes reflect this?
Even with tougher laws, drunk drivers still kill 30 people every single day in America. About one-third of these drunk drivers are repeat offenders. How can we protect ourselves and our loved ones from these serial perpetrators?
To support and promote solution driven policies and programs that save lives by changing dangerous driving choices through viral awareness, education, advocacy and ongoing partnerships.