This year we have Halloween, a Global Pandemic, Elections and Daylight Savings all nicely wrapped within a few days of each other, however the end of daylight saving time in the fall is a time of year that many people look forward to, but this one-hour change may have some negative effects when it comes to road safety.
Driving in the Dark May Be a Factor
During the spring and summer months, people generally get up and return home while the roads and highways are brighter and hazards are easier to see. When drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians have spent the past eight months commuting in a well-lit setting, it may be hard to adjust and compensate for less light and poor weather conditions.
Safe Driving Tips for Daylight Savings:
As we fall back and head towards winter, here are tips to reduce traffic incidents and collisions after the clocks change: