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Be extra cautious tonight for Trick-or-Treaters!

GasBuddy Blog -- When kids are trick-or-treating tonight the most important thing to remember is that they're excited, unpredictable and may be sampling some candy along the way to fuel their travels... so let's be careful!

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds us to be especially careful between 4 and 8 p.m., when most severe vehicle/young pedestrian collisions happen. And, they offer the following advice to help ensure vehicular and pedestrian safety for everyone:

FOR ALL DRIVERS...
Drive slowly, and don't pass stopped vehicles. The driver might be dropping off children.

Park your mobile phone. Avoid distractions by waiting until you've stopped to call, text, or surf.

Watch for...


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Submitted Oct 31, 2012 By: PD
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gd83goldwinger
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 9:49:01 PM

Little late.
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rattlewagon
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 7:04:49 PM

No guys, they put this out specifically for New Jersey, where Halloween is now November 5 (or, the scary night the day before the Scary Night).
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 5:06:39 PM

lol that was yesterday
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 1:17:33 PM

Old News.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 1:08:07 PM

Boo. Did I scare you?
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kiss4afrog
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 1:07:07 PM

Yes it's common sense but fewer and fewer people seem to have any sense these days.
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matthwbar
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 1:04:30 PM

Lights on...!
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 1:03:54 PM

However, if you see any zombies, it's OK to run them over since they're already dead.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 1:02:06 PM

Yesterday's news.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 1:01:46 PM

Thanks
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waynemustang
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 1:01:36 PM

Oops, I think I ran over one last night.
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tomok
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:58:07 PM

Be extra cautious tonight for Trick-or-Treaters! Good driving tips, NO texting and be cautious at all times – driving or not! Make sure to use sidewalks when available, cross the streets at the proper areas and LOOK Both Ways before crossing! NO Trick-or-Treating on the highways or with the NHTSA. ALL THE TRICK AND TREATERS WENT HOME! No more are around here anymore.
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, Produce and ‘Drive’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII!
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GryphonX
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:58:03 PM

Wasn't this last night?
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:57:13 PM

Bad weather here...
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retiredmcg
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:56:18 PM

I hope everyone had a safe Halloween.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:56:15 PM

Okay
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:55:47 PM

Seeing this too late.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:54:18 PM

I was.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:51:35 PM

That's good advice for any time.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:51:16 PM

Don't run over any children!
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:47:14 PM

I was!
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:42:57 PM

Always stand on the side of caution!!
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:39:17 PM

hmmmm
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:39:11 PM

Looks like it was for last night AND this coming Monday too. If you think about it though it should be every night (and day).
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:38:48 PM

last night
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:35:34 PM

So last night
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:34:25 PM

Repeat............
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:32:20 PM

still?
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:28:27 PM

good advice for evening driving.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:27:38 PM

Too late now!!!
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:26:04 PM

old news and a day late
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:24:59 PM

A day late!
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:23:22 PM

Old post.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:22:42 PM

It wouldn't be so bad, except for the fact that my subdivision seems to attract people coming in from other locations.

Every Halloween there's at least a dozen SUVs/minivans parked in my subdivision that I've never seen before with kids and parent(s) piling in and out - and they change regularly.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:22:21 PM

We had no problem since we had no kids on our street, Rain and wind held too many at home, I guess.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:21:37 PM

Stay home and watch SOA
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:20:50 PM

Brilliant?
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:19:25 PM

WE
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:17:42 PM

This should be done at all times, not just Halloween; but when Halloween does come around, common sense should kick in!
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:16:22 PM

house parties safest route?
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:14:29 PM

i dont like this night
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:14:21 PM

Trick-r-treat is sooooo last night.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:11:46 PM

Don't know how christmas and halloween fit together. one time i have choice, and i chose to celebrate christmas instead of halloween.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:09:07 PM

Very Nice article, even though Trick or Treat is over, I enjoyed reading it. Thanks Gas Buddy.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:08:55 PM

K
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:07:07 PM

Yesterdays news. They won't be trick or treating tonight but it's good advice to be aware of all the time.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:06:43 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:06:23 PM

I know this is too late already, but I can't believe the number of morons driving fast last night.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:06:10 PM

Drivers were especially cautious last night. It was a great night.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:05:51 PM

thankfully here its on saturday night....
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