There are a lot of things that can affect road safety, from rain and snow, to fog and sleet, or even potholes that cause problems for drivers. One of the things that affects road safety that many people do not consider is daylight savings time. Here’s how it affects road safety and what you should do to avoid accidents.
When Daylight Savings Is in Effect
When daylight savings time is in effect, it usually means that there are more hours of daylight for drivers. This can have some dire effects on traffic, especially in the summer months when the days are longer. The added visibility means that there are more people on the roads, and traffic can be heavier at times when it normally would be light. More traffic always means an increased risk of car accidents.[Read more…]