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Safety Council shares Halloween safety tips

The St. Joseph Safety Council has tips for families as children prepare for trick or treating.

Posted: Oct 30, 2019 7:38 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) As children get ready for trick-or-treating fun, members of the St. Joseph Safety Council has some tips to share. 

They advise little ones should always travel in groups with parents, other adults or siblings. they also encourage easily visible costumes so that kids can be seen by drivers as they trick-or-treat. 

"Encourage them to be safe around traffic and other elements that are present." John Christensen, St. Joseph Safety Council said. 

Christensen also recommended parents make sure kids can see through their masks if applicable. 

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