Should we continue switching between standard time and daylight saving time?

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  • No. Switching from standard time to daylight saving time in the spring causes a temporary increase in traffic accidents.

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  • No. Switching from standard time to daylight saving time in the spring causes a huge loss in economic productivity on the following Monday.

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  • No. Switching from daylight saving time to standard time in the fall causes a temporary increase in traffic accidents.

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  • Daylight saving time increases the energy spent on heating or cooling when at home in the evening.

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  • Daylight saving time reduces crime.

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  • Daylight saving time gives us an extra hour to enjoy outdoor leisure on summer evenings.

  • Using daylight saving time all year round would negatively impact the safety of children traveling to school in the dark.

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  • Daylight saving reduces the energy that would be spent on lighting.

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