Safe Driving Safety Tips for Halloween Night

Halloween is a night when children of all ages will be running through the streets on a quest for candy. Since many of them won't be paying proper attention to the road, it's important for drivers like you to pay attention to them.

Here's a few pieces of advice that can help you be a safe driver on Halloween.

  • Be alert while driving. Turn off your phone for fewer distractions.
  • Pedestrians always have the right of way. Yield to kids even if not in a crosswalk.
  • Never pass stopped cars, they may be letting their children out to trick or treat.
  • Keep your headlights on throughout the day and night, so your vehicle is more visible.
  • Children could be wearing dark costumes, keep extra vigilant in case they dart out in between parked cars to cross the street.
  • No matter the speed limit in your neighborhood, drive slowly.

These driver safety tips will help you to avoid trouble on Halloween night. If you have concerns about your car, both for Halloween or after, set up an appointment with the service center at Turpin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Dubuque, IA. We can help you make sure your car is ready to respond to any sudden hazard.

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