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Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts this weekend, Sunday March 10, 2019.
This year, elementary school and high school students will enjoy their March Break the week of March 11, 2019, the day after DST begins.
As a road user, it is always important to exercise caution as a road user, whether you are driving a car, riding a bicycle or walking at an intersection. It is known that there is a correlation between the beginning of DST and an increase in car accidents.
It is also known that the start of daylight saving time causes a change to our sleep cycles, a.k.a. our circadian rhythm. The loss of one hour of sleep does make a difference, as most people already do not get adequate amounts of sleep. The “Spring Forward” can be more difficult for people who suffer from psychological conditions and insomnia/sleep disorders and it may take longer for them to adjust to the time change.
There are ways to help your system adjust to the time change and to get a better night’s sleep:
And with students on March Break, it is important for drivers to be on alert for increased pedestrians at intersections and on the roads/streets. Here are some safety tips for everyone:
We hope that you and your families enjoy a safe and relaxing March Break!
If you or someone you know has been injured as a result of a car accident, slip and fall or denied disability benefits, you can contact the lawyers at Aaron Waxman and Associates for a free initial consultation. We do not charge any upfront legal fees and we only get paid when your case settles. We can arrange a consultation at a date and time of your choosing.
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