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People, this whole “standard time” thing is not only depressing to those of us who like to leave work before it is pitch black outside, it is also potentially DEADLY.

A new study found that pedestrians walking around dusk are now nearly three times more likely to be struck and killed by cars than before the time change. Ending daylight savings time and switching to standard time translates into about 37 more U.S. pedestrian deaths around 6 p.m. in November compared to October. (note to self: stay indoors at 6 pm.)

Now, I know all the early morning people are glad to have a little more light shining on their crops, babies, construction sites,  dogs and schoolbuses. But can’t that just wait until 6:30 am anyway?

I say down with standard time.

Daylight savings time all the time!

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