Adopting permanent DST in the United States would reduce deer-vehicle collisions and likely prevent an estimated 36,550 deer deaths, 33 human deaths, 2,054 human injuries and $1.19 billion in costs each year. Deer-vehicle collisions would decrease under permanent DST because skies would be brighter later in the evening
Tag: Time Change
Dreading the Fall Back? You’re Not Alone
Daylight saving time is doing far more harm than good, according to sleep scientists. James Wyatt, PhD, clinical sleep disorder specialist, explains.
Spring forward: What are the health impacts of time change?
Daylight Savings Time starts this Sunday, March 14th – a routine that results in adjustment not only to our watches but also to our internal clocks. This change in sleep schedules can cause a disruption to our overall health. How…
Ditching the daylight saving time change for better sleep, health and safety
If the month of March has you dreading the night when we “spring forward” to daylight saving time, you’re not alone. More than half of Americans say they’re tired after the time change, and 63% of Americans say that they support the elimination of seasonal time changes in favor of a national, fixed, year-round time. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, research supports public opposition to seasonal time changes, and sleep science suggests that permanent standard time is the best option.
Spring Ahead: What is the impact of time change on our health?
Spring Ahead: What is the impact of time change on our health? Daylight Saving Time begins on March 8 – a routine that results in adjustments not only to our watches, but also to our internal clocks. How does this…
Survey Shows 55% of U.S. adults feel tired after spring daylight saving time transition
A survey conducted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) found that 55% of Americans are tired the day following the spring daylight saving time transition. Fatal traffic accident risks increased by 6%, and women are more likely to visit the hospital for atrial fibrillation.