Here’s an a propos chart. It shows the number of children killed by cars by day of the year:
A quote about it the data:
BestPlaces analyzed more than four million records of auto fatalities from the Department of Transportation Fatality Analysis Reporting System. As the graph below shows, there have been 133 child pedestrian fatalities by motor vehicle in the years from 1990-2012. No other day of the year comes close, even the Fourth of July.
Needless to say, please be careful driving around on Halloween. It’s a great holiday and having young people walking around the city is one of the greatest urban experiences of the year.
If you’re driving, don’t speed.
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