How to Fend Off Daylight Saving Time Fatigue

How to Fend Off Daylight Saving Time Fatigue

How to Fend Off Daylight Saving Time Fatigue

During Daylight Saving Time, the sun sets one hour later in the evenings, so the need to use electricity for household lighting and appliances is reduced.

The United States resumed Daylight Saving Time (DST) during World War II and again dropped it when the war ended.

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The Monday after Daylight Savings Time is typically the day where there are more deaths than any other day of the year.

"Many people they go to bed at usual time and they lose an hour of sleep and many different physiological systems are affected by that loss of sleep and the shift of circadian rhythm", he explained.

"It's going to be more hard for people to wake up", Rodriguez said of the days immediately after Daylight Saving starts.

Daylight saving time was also supposed to improve traffic safety. They can't wait for Daylight Saving Time. States can opt out of daylight saving time under federal law but aren't allowed to go full time with daylight saving time.

Officials also recommend changing the batteries in your home's smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms when you set your clocks forward.

Some people seem to like DST; others prefer standard time.

Those trying: Florida just passed a bill to make daylight saving time permanent.

Other than Hawaii and Arizona, a handful of US territories - including American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - do not observe daylight saving time.

Standard time and the four USA time zones, it should be emphasized, were not decreed by government, but were established by the railroads early on to coordinate train departure and arrival times.

"I've heard from mayors across the state that it's going to save them money because they don't have to light their softball fields at night", he said.

The entire southern hemisphere: A few countries, mostly in South America, do observe daylight saving time.

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