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Patrick Durkin: Year-round daylight saving time reduces car/deer crashes

Deer activity is similar at dawn and dusk, but autumn’s nationwide shift to standard time puts more vehicles on the road at dusk and early darkness when it’s harder to see deer crossing roads. (Photo by Patrick Durkin)

When the humorist Dave Barry turned 50 in 1998, he compiled a list of things that took him a half-century to learn. One of his insights never fails: “A person who is nice to you but rude to the waiter is not a nice person.”
Barry also was right about this: “You’ll never find anybody who can give a clear and compelling reason why we observe daylight saving time.”

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