Daylight saving time comes to an end Sunday - amid renewed scrutiny

05 November, 2017, 02:23 | Author: Angelina Schmidt
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So, just to recap, if you go to bed before 2 a.m., don't forget to fix your clocks to avoid confusion when you wake. The end of Daylight Saving Time is on November 5 and, although we will be gaining an hour of sleep, the sun will also be setting at around 5:30 p.m., which seems wrong - seeing as that is the time that most of us leave work.

Enjoy the extra hour of sleep!

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"There's some benefit to being in the same time zone with someone you're dealing with in a business relationship", Prerau said, suggesting the Maritimes would be under pressure to drop daylight time to stay in sync year-round.

Every fall, many of us look forward to - or maybe dread - the time change that makes for brighter, crisper winter mornings, even if they are countered by longer, darker evenings. Set clocks back one hour.

1966 - The Uniform Time Act of 196 establishes the system of uniform Daylight Saving Time throughout the United States. Another road hazard associated with less light, researchers have noted a spike in pedestrian-involved accidents after daylight saving time ends, though they say it is short-lived as drivers acclimate to the change in a matter of weeks.

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Are you ready to "fall back?" For many years, DST was from the last Sunday in April until the last Sunday in October. Since then the timing has changed a bit, President George W. Bush changed the law to fit with a new energy policy in 2005 and moved the start of daylight saving to the second Sunday in March and the end of it to the first Sunday of November.

Hawaii and parts of Arizona don't observe daylight saving time.

What countries follow Daylight Saving Time?

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