Happy Halloween from Sunshine Kia of Miami!

October 24th, 2017 by

Trick or Treating

Halloween 2017 in Miami, FL

It’s almost time to trick or treat. You bought the candy, you have a costume and you have creepy Halloween decorations all over the place. All that’s left is to plan when and where you’ll go trick or treating. Well, we at Sunshine Kia have some quick tips for you for Halloween 2017 in Miami.

Besides the obvious of not following clowns down storm drains, you have to know how to stay safe this Halloween. So, we at Sunshine Kia came up with a list of safety tips that everyone should keep in mind while trick or treating for both the trick or treaters and for motorists.

Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

  • Stay in well-lit neighborhoods; only go to houses and apartments with lights on
  • Do not enter a stranger’s home or car
  • An adult should always accompany kids under 12 years old
  • Plan a route with older kids if no adult is accompanying
  • Trick or treat in groups
  • Always look before crossing the road
  • Make sure drivers can see you
  • Candy should be checked for tampering before being eaten
  • Wear reflective tape and carry a flashlight if out after dark
  • Costumes should not restrict movement
  • Avoid masks, they obscure vision
  • Use only non-toxic Halloween make-up
  • Remove all make-up and hair dye before bed to prevent irritation

Safety Tips for Motorists

  • Watch for children on or near the road
  • Enter and exit driveways and alleys with caution
  • Use blinkers!
  • Watch for children wearing dark clothing
  • Have lights on so that you can see them and they can see you
  • Pedestrians have the right away!

Trick or Treating Time 2017

This year, all of Miami County will have trick or treating hours be from 6 PM to 8 PM on October 31, 2017. It’s recommended to take small children during the first hour when it is not so dark. Be sure to act with caution to ensure everyone’s safety.

We hope that everyone takes these safety tips to heart and has a safe Halloween this year. If you are interested in a top safety rated vehicle, contact us at Sunshine Kia of Miami and we will answer any of your questions.

Have a safe and spooky Halloween!

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