PHOTOS: Halloween trick-or-treating safety tips
Before you head out into the night with your friends or with a child, make sure you all understand these best practices while trick-or-treating on Halloween night.
Before you head out, plan a route to follow through your neighborhood. It will make it easier for you to know where to go and for your child to know where to head.Photo by: Wikimedia Commons Keep your home safe for trick-or-treaters
Make sure you keep your home's lights on and yard safe enough to welcome trick-or-treaters of all ages. Keep your porch lights on when you're able to (we know decorations might require them off) and keep walkways clear for people to make their way to your door.Photo by: Wikimedia Commons Safe costume props
Make sure any prop knifes or blades you or your child are using with a costume are safe, soft, and flexible.Photo by: Credit: Mike Rollerson/The Haunted Hotel