Set clocks ahead for Daylight Savings Time

Florida Legislature has passed a bill that�would make the state the first to adopt year-round daylight saving time

Daylight Saving Time for most of British Columbia begins at 3 a.m. Sunday.

Meanwhile, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) says studies show that springing ahead by one hour can be disruptive for sleep cycles.

It's a good time now to consider installing fresh batteries in smoke detectors.

The clocks always go forward an hour in the last weekend in March, and go back an hour on during the final October weekend.

By the 1960s, the time change was standardized as part of the Uniform Time Act to preserve daylight.

No time change is observed in Hawaii, most of Arizona, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Marianas. The reasons listed include reducing energy use, crime and prevent traffic injuries, according to the United States Department of Transportation.

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