How Daylight Saving Time affects your body, brain — Focus at Four

  • How Daylight Saving Time affects your body, brain — Focus at Four

How Daylight Saving Time affects your body, brain — Focus at Four

Dr. Laurel Kramer says losing that one hour of sleep this weekend can set you up for problems ... even being blamed for more vehicle wrecks the next day ...

Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins on Sunday, March 11, which means clocks need to be put forward one hour at 2 a.m.

Fire safety experts remind us that as long as you're going around your house changing clocks, you might as well take some batteries with you on your journey around the house and change out your smoke alarm batteries as well.

He officially proposed the idea of Daylight Saving Time and was roundly rejected by the Wellington Philosophical Society. More light means we can play and I don't have to leave the office early, ' Auran said.

Fort Nelson and Creston stay on Mountain Standard Time year-round and do not change their clocks.

The UK will switch to British Summer Time (BST) at 1am on the Sunday morning, meaning people will effectively lose an hour's sleep.

Clocks will shift back on November 4.

In 1966 they scrapped the time change though some border towns do comply in keeping with their neighbours in Canada, or to the south. It was again adopted in World War II.

By 1966, airlines and other clock-watching businesses exhausted of such quirks and pushed Congress to pass the Uniform Time Act.

Lawmakers in the New England states past year considered jointly adopting year-round daylight time but critics said putting Boston and New York City in different time zones would play havoc with financial markets.

There have been numerous petitions and campaigns to end daylight-saving time or to extend it year-round. The twice-a-year time changes make it a little easier to keep in mind to check the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms even though there should be regular testing of the devices through the year.