Strap on your seat belts because Halloween is one of the deadliest nights of the year for pedestrians and motorists alike.
Halloween is the second-most dangerous day of the year for pedestrians, with injuries and fatalities rising by nearly 30 percent compared to the rest of the year, according to a 2013 report on traffic fatalities by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
For children, the rate of accidents increases by nearly four times, according the the Center for Disease Control.
A reported 48 percent of holiday accidents involve alcohol.
"On Halloween, motorists need to be especially vigilant between the hours of 4 p.m. and midnight when pedestrians are most vulnerable," said John Pecchio, a spokesman for AAA Auto Club Group, in a press release. "Slowing down, watching for trick-or-treaters who might cross between cars or mid-block and using a designated driver may save a life."