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A 2014 study out of the University of Colorado, Boulder, found daylight saving time “increases fatal crash risk by 5.4%–7.6%.” (Photo: iStock)

(Bloomberg) — “I hate the Monday after daylight saving time begins,” said Sam Schwartz, former traffic commissioner of New York City. “I try not to have any meetings that morning.” Schwartz isn’t alone: Groggy commuters are equally perturbed by the time change—and their sleepiness leads to a jump in accidents. 


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