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Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

The days are going to be even shorter, starting this weekend. Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2am on Sunday. That means if you have any clocks or watches that don’t change automatically, make sure you set them back an hour before going to bed Saturday night. Meanwhile, CHP Officer Greg Tassone says research has shown an uptick in road-related incidents, with commuters also needing to make adjustments, especially on Monday, between 5 and 6pm, when there had still been daylight…

click to listen to Officer Tassone

Tassone says traffic incidents after daylight savings time ends are often due to people being in a hurry….

click to listen to Officer Tassone

And in Nevada County, Tassone says there are a lot of older seniors who try to drive in the daytime, if possible, when visibility is better. But many may find themselves caught off-guard by darkness beginning earlier. But you also can sleep in for an extra hour this weekend before you lose that hour on March 11th of next year, when Daylight Saving Time returns. Daylight Saving Time was adapted in 1918. And it was actually pushed not by farmers but department store owners, who cited positive sales results with an extra hour of light.

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