Bergen County NJ Halloween Safety Tips
Bergen County NJ Halloween safety tips can ensure a safe and fun time. Halloween is a holiday enjoyed by many, a time to dress up, trick or treat, and socialize with friends and family. Taking the time to prepare for keeping everyone safe, children and adults alike, can help make this spooky holiday fun and safe for all. The holiday usually starts with pumping carving, a great activity to get everyone excited for what is to come.
When carving pumpkins it is essential toy get everyone involved but not everyone should have sharp tools. Get the young children to draw their designs on the pumpkins but take over the carving yourself. While it may go without saying it remains important to not the importance of taking the steps to make sure young children do not have access to sharp knives.
When it comes to the kids make sure to keep danger at bay. Here are a few safety tips for a safer trick or treat experience:
- Adults should accompany children 12 and under.
- Know the trick or treat route, especially if the kids are going on their own.
- Cross streets at crosswalks.
- Walk on sidewalks.
- Stay in groups.
- Have flashlights, reflective tape on costumes is a great idea.
- Have flexible props.
- Check the candy before it is eaten. Avoiding hand wrapped, hand cooked treats is essential, no matter how appealing they may look.
The number one tip for adults is to be alert behind the wheel, kids are everywhere on Halloween and it is dark. Halloween is a pedestrian event and being aware of your surroundings is essential if you are driving. If you do not know the neighborhood you are driving through be even more cautious. Expect trick-or-treaters to be walking around up until around 9:30 pm. Make sure your Bergen County auto insurance is current.
Contact Bogle Insurance Agency today, your Lyndhurst NJ insurance agent of choice, for more safety tips. Our knowledge and experience can help you create safer environments and make sure you have the coverage you need. Enjoy Halloween and take the time to make sure you are safe.