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10 March, 2019, 09:40 | Author: Ted Wilson
  • Daylight Saving Time starts Sunday. Dan Gleiter

This will actually be the 100th time American's move their clocks forward an hour.

Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10 - meaning the clocks will "spring forward" an hour.

"Even though it's hard sometimes when we are sleepy to turn on the light or go into a very bright environment, I highly suggest that will be the way that your biological clock will adapt more rapidly".

A 2014 Rasmussen poll found that a declining percentage of adults in the United States - 33% - think daylight saving time is "worth the hassle". The U.S. followed suit during World Wars I and II.

While not every state in the USA observes Daylight Saving Time-Arizona and Hawaii take a pass-the rest of us will spring forward this weekend.

The Daylight Saving Time change always starts on the second Sunday in March, and the clocks should be set to 3 a.m. once it hits 2 a.m.

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has more on drowsy driving.

That said, a few states (Arizona, Hawaii) and most of the US territories-Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and America Samoa-already skip the seasonal clock-flipping.

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Santa Monica residents on Saturday voiced their support of the idea of year-round daylight saving time. With about a dozen clocks to change, the process begins on the Friday before the time-change and can take a few days to complete.

An expert with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute said daylight savings time can cause driver fatigue and hazardous road conditions as well. "Subsequently, notwithstanding subdivision (b), the daylight saving time period will not end and will apply year-round".

About 70 countries around the world observe daylight saving, but many countries near the equator do not.

The poll suggested 35 per cent of British Columbians believe the time shift has a negative effect, with many saying it impacts their sleep.

Rauscher's House Bill 43 would have the State petition the U.S. Department of Transportation to initiate proceedings under the Uniform Time Act of 1966, which would include public hearings on changing the time zone boundaries, putting Alaska permanently on Alaska Standard Time. Its roots go back further than that though.

While it seems that some lawmakers may be ready to do away with annual time changes, any changes in legislation will come too late to affect this spring's leap forward.

A woman sets her clock. This week, Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott as well as Rep. Vern Buchanan reintroduced the Sunshine Protection Act, which wants to implement Daylight Saving Time all year.

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