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OHP Reminds Drivers To Watch For Trick-Or-Treaters

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State Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol want to remind motorists to use caution when driving during Halloween.

10/28/2013 Related Story: Metro Cities Set Trick-Or-Treat Night On Halloween

Please use the following safety tips when operating a motor vehicle:

-Always drive at safe speeds, especially in residential areas.

-Use extreme caution when backing from a driveway or parked position.

-Watch for small children who may be "trick-or-treating" in and around neighborhoods.

-Pay special attention to the roadway and avoid distracted driving.

-Always drive sober!

Troopers urge parents to chaperon children while they are outside enjoying this festive occasion. Costumes should include proper safety attire for nighttime activities, such as a flashlight and bright reflective clothing.

Remember to always use sidewalks and walk in well-lighted areas when they are available. Children should never walk unattended, especially around unfamiliar areas.

10/26/2013 Related Story: AAA Oklahoma Offers Tips To Keep Kids Safe On Halloween

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