More Halloween Safety Tips!

Trick or Treat in Carlisle Borough is Thursday, October 29 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. This event is rain or shine.

Previously, we provided you with guidelines on trick-or-treating safely in regards to COVID-19. You can view those tips here: https://www.carlislepa.org/news_detail_T29_R176.php.

Here are some more general safety tips to keep your little ghouls and goblins safe!
Costumes:
  • Avoid over-sized costumes and shoes that can cause a child to trip.
  • Carry a flashlight or glow stick to increase visibility.
  • Use reflective tape on costumes and candy bags.
Trick or Treat Route:
  • Have a plan. Review your Trick or Treat route before you begin.
  • Stay in neighborhoods you are familiar with.
  • Always trick-or-treat with a trusted adult.
  • Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic as far to the left as possible.
  • Always obey traffic signals when crossing the street. Always cross at crosswalks if possible.
  • Avoid distractions and watch where you're going.


Tips for Motorists:
  • Slow down! Drive at least 5mph below the speed limit.
  • Carefully exit and enter driveways and alleys
  • Look for children crossing the street. They may not be paying attention to traffic and cross the street mid-block or between parked cars.







 
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