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Making up for Lost Time – Daylight Saving Time Effects

running at sunriseDaylight Saving Time was implemented during the First World War in order to increase the hours of daylight to conserve resources. When we refer to Daylight Saving Time (DST), we are not just talking about the one Sunday where the clocks change; we are actually referring to the entire the 8-month period when DST takes place, which begins in March and ends in November. Although most states in the U.S. practice DST, Arizona, Hawaii and other territories do not for differing reasons.
Although there are many criticisms of DST, the benefits seem to outweigh the costs. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), DST