Bellevue police remind community to be safe and visible this Halloween

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:07pm
  • News

Nationally, pedestrians are twice as likely to be struck by vehicles on Halloween than on other holidays, Bellevue police reported Tuesday. Below, officers have offered some tips to keep families trick-or-treating safe this Halloween night.

Pedestrians can walk safely by:

  • Crossing the street only at lighted intersections, crosswalks, and at traffic signals
  • Looking both ways before crossing the street
  • Using sidewalks, if available
  • Watching for cars turning or backing up
  • Wearing bright or reflective clothing

Drivers can do their part by:

  • Watching out for kids crossing the street
  • Slow down and be especially alert
  • Refrain from any distractions in the vehicle, including electronic devices

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