Daylight Savings Time Dangers

As an Oregon personal injury attorney, certain statistics jump off the news page.  This morning, I groggily climbed out of bed like everyone else after springing our clocks forward for Daylight Savings Time.  I thought to myself, what does it mean for people to lose an hour of sleep?  One answer in the news that day got my attention.  It warned about studies showing an approximately 17% increase in car accidents on the first Monday after Daylight Saving Time.  Here is a link to the Oregon Live article:  Similar studies exist for work injuries on the first work day after Daylight Saving Time.

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