When Does Daylight Saving Time End? Why Do We Have It?

Tourneau changes more than 100,000 watches for Daylight Saving Time

As you set your clocks back an hour this weekend it's also a good time to check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

Starting on November 5, everyone's days will abruptly get darker an hour earlier when daylight saving time ends.

Kentucky and IL residents will get back the hour of sleep they lost during the spring time change in March. We enter the end of Daylight Saving Time during the fall and winter months, and having darkness fall earlier seems to go well with the time and climate.

As for the proposals emerging in New England, the one from MA calls for pushing back the start of the school day. A bill introduced in January aimed to put the entire state in the Eastern Standard Time Zone, which could exempt MI from the measure.

Depression rates declined after about 10 weeks; researchers said that's because sunlight impacts the brain, and those studied were exposed to more sunlight at that point.

Some believe is cheaper to "fall back" than to "spring forward".

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In 1986, federal legislation mandated DST begin the first Sunday in April and end the last Sunday in October.

August 8, 2005 - President George W. Bush signs the Energy Policy Act of 2005 into law.

Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and most of Arizona don't observe daylight saving time, so there's no need to change the clocks in those places.

If you use a cell phone as your alarm clock, it will most likely change the time automatically.

But some people may argue that Daylight Saving Time is necessary and makes sense.

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