Fatal accidents following changes in daylight savings time: the American experience.

@article{Varughese2001FatalAF,
  title={Fatal accidents following changes in daylight savings time: the American experience.},
  author={Varughese and Allen},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={31-36}
}
Objective: This study examines specific hypotheses that both sleep loss and behavioral changes occurring with the time shifts for Daylight Savings Time (DST) significantly effect the number of fatal traffic accidents in the United States of America.Background: It has been reported that there is a significant increase in the number of automobile accidents in the spring shift to DST due to the loss of 1 h of sleep. But the extra hour gained at night with the shift from DST in the fall has been… CONTINUE READING

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