Dangers of Daylight Saving Time for truckers


Published by iTrucker at 11 Mar

Dangers of Daylight Saving Time for truckers

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The second week of March is upon us which means all but two of the 50 states (Arizona and Hawaii) shift their clocks forward an hour to what’s known as daylight saving time (DST). This happened at 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, so everyone “lost” an hour of sleep before they woke up Sunday morning. Even though it’s only one hour, the disruption to sleep patterns, sleep deprivation and decreased alertness levels result in higher rates of fatal accidents which increase 17 percent along with heart attacks which jump 25 percent on the Monday after the shift to DST. (That’s today!!!)

Read more at : freightwaves.com/news/trucking/impact-of-daylight-saving-time-on-truckers

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