HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- As we get ready for Halloween, remember to be extra cautious on the roadways.
With COVID-19, trick-or-treating will certainly look a little different, but there are still plenty of ways to play it safe.
Many families have made plans to be out-and-about in their neighborhoods this Halloween although traditional trick-or-treating may be discouraged, however, you should still expect kids to be in costumes and people socializing at a distance outside.
Stay aware and don't forget to slow down. In fact, drivers should stay below the speed limit on neighborhood streets.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Halloween is consistently one of the top days of the year for pedestrian injuries and fatalities.
Here are some tips if you decide to be on the street.
Experts say drinking has risen sharply during the pandemic, compounding concerns about drinking and driving over the holiday weekend.
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