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Why we should stop switching to Daylight Saving Time




Daylight Saving Time ended Sunday. Remember to reset that clock.
Daylight Saving Time ended Sunday. Remember to reset that clock.
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It's always a rude awakening when the alarm goes off Monday morning after we switch to Daylight Saving Time. But why do we switch our clocks twice a year when the length of our days change?

David Gerard, associate professor of economics at Lawrence University has studied how it affects traffic safety and is here to tell us more.