Alert: You’re More Likely To Get Hit By A Car After This Weekend

Urban Life.

Beware, everyone. Daylight saving time this weekend can have a dangerous effect on driving, most likely thanks to a lack of Zs.

Research shows the time-turning tradition can lead to more traffic-related accidents. A 2014 study from the University of Colorado at Boulder found that pedestrians are more likely to be killed by a car during the daylight saving time period than any other time of the year. Researchers from the study found a 17 percent increase in traffic fatalities on the Monday after the shift.

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