Daylight Saving Time—Safety Risks and What to Do About Them

This Sunday marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time (remember to “spring forward” on Saturday night!). While many of us hail DST as a precursor to spring and to warmer weather, the national time change can also present a few safety risks. Let’s look at some things to watch for, and how to improve your overall safety during the time change. Risks to Health According to a report by CNN, the risk for stroke statistically increases by 8 percent during the first two days after the switch to Daylight Saving Time (for seniors over age 65, the risk is actually…

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