BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Halloween is here and plenty of little ghouls and goblins are excited to trick-or-treat! New York State Police Public Information Officer, Trooper James O’Callaghan, shared some tips to ensure your family has a safe and happy Halloween.
Trick or Treating
1- Stay in groups for safety and visibility.
2- Look both way before crossing the street.
3- Visibility, Glow sticks, lights bright colors.
4- ALWAYS ACCOMPANY YOUR KIDS!
1- No baked goods.
2- All candy in original wrappers.
3- Check all candy for tampering (staples…) if you find candy that has been tampered with, call 911.
1- Operators should anticipate heavy volumes of people on the roadway.
2- Go SLOW, kids might not pay attention to vehicles or their surroundings.
3- Don’t wear a mask while operating a vehicle.
4- Don’t drive distracted/Intoxicated.
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