Daylight saving time and motor vehicle crashes: the reduction in pedestrian and vehicle occupant fatalities.

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Ferguson, S A; Preusser, D F; Lund, A K; Zador, P L; Ulmer, R G;
  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC1615292
  • Subject: Research Article
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Fatal crashes were tabulated for 6-hour periods around sunrise and sunset, from 13 weeks before the fall change to standard time until 9 weeks after the spring change to daylight saving time. Fatal-crash occurrence was related to changes in daylight, whether these chang... View more
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