How to make sure drivers can see your trick-or-treater

Try one of these options before you head out for the big night!



Illustrations by Grace Cho

1. Place reflective tape on the front and back of his costume.


2. Wrap Glow Sticks around his wrists.


3. Buy a trick-or-treat bag that glows in the dark or lights up.

Tip: Kids need to be able to see, too! A mask may impair her vision, so use face-paint instead.

—Tips courtesy of Chris Boddy of the Toronto Police Service (@TPSChrisBoddy)

A version of this article appeared in our October 2015 issue with the headline,”How to make sure drivers can see your trick-or-treater”, p. 46.

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