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TIPS: How to Keep Your Trick-Or-Treater Safe

TIPS: How to Keep Your Trick-Or-Treater Safe
Posted October 30th, 2013 @ 7:24am by KFBK News

It's a night for kids, costumes and candy, but there's also a dark element to Halloween.  

Halloween can be an especially dangerous time for kids. Safe Kids Worldwide President and CEO Kate Carr says parents should watch what their kids will wear trick or treating to ensure they stay safe when haunting the neighborhood. 

"If it's a light color that's the best option, but if it's a darker costume add a little bit of reflective tape or some refective material that the headlights of a car will pick up and make it easier for a driver to see a kid on Halloween," Carr said.

Carr says the group is urging parents to accompany any child under the age of 12 and to go over the safety rules with all trick-or-treaters. 

Get more tips on how to keep your trick-or-treaters safe on Halloween night.

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