Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Maryland Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Offer Tips for Safe Driving This Halloween

With Halloween approaching, it is important to make the safety of children a top priority. One way we can do that is to commit to safer driving. Halloween is the deadliest night of the year in terms of pedestrian related car accidents. Studies show that children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and fatally injured on Halloween night than on any other night of the year. Increased foot traffic is the main cause for the higher risk, but there are other factors to be aware of as well. Maryland accident lawyers at LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton are committed to protecting those in our communities. Below, we have outlined a few things that drivers can do this Halloween to keep our streets and children safe. Beware of Ghouls and Goblins Children’s’ costumes can make them difficult to see and be seen. Masks, wigs, helmets and other headgear can obstruct a child’s peripheral vision, making it harder for them to spot an oncoming car. Likewise, drivers may find it difficult t

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