Turn back the clocks: Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday

Casey Dawson
November 5, 2017

When you head to bed tonight, don't forget to set your clocks back an hour.

A 2015 study in the journal Clinical Sleep Medicine said that study participants lost about 27 minutes of sleep a night in the week after the start of Daylight Saving Time in March, accounting for a cumulative sleep loss of two hours and 42 minutes.

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.

For morning people, that means there will be an extra hour of sunlight in the morning.

A recently released report from the University of Virginia that suggests there is an uptick in street crime, especially robbery, when clocks are turned back.

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But like it or loathe it, those clocks are going backward early Sunday morning.

Despite being practiced by many, lawmakers in several states are increasingly trying to avoid the time change, claiming it is unnecessary. A bill introduced in January aimed to put the entire state in the Eastern Standard Time Zone, which could exempt MI from the measure.

Get ready for an extra hour of sleep this weekend as Daylight Saving Time officially comes to an end.

"We've got cognitive disorders, dementias, cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity, early death, motor vehicle accidents". If you want to be sure you're following the correct time, you can check the U.S. Department of Commerce's National institute of Standards and Technology's site here.

The US territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and American Samoa also do not observe DLS.

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