State Sen. continues push to have Daylight Saving Time permanent

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That means set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed on Saturday, or at least wake up at 2:00am to do it so you're not screwed in the morning. Clocks in the USA officially change as Daylight Saving Time kicks in at 2 a.m. local time on Sunday, March 10.

Until April of 2010, Nuevo Vallarta and the state of Nayarit were one hour earlier than Puerto Vallarta and the state of Jalisco.

While it seems that some lawmakers may be ready to do away with annual time changes, any changes in legislation will come too late to affect this spring's leap forward.

But it's not, according to Prerau, whose 2009 book "Seize the Daylight" traces the history of the time shift.

Payday is one hour closer.

"When you change the time, you take time to feel comfortable, and when you just feel comfortable, you need to change it again", said Santa Monica resident Linda Misch. Arizona and Hawaii don't observe DST, and neither do U.S. territories like Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and American Samoa.

He says evidence also shows the two weeks following the change in the clocks, children are disruptive in school. But remember, most smartphones will automatically update themselves when Daylight Saving Time begins.

Walker said daylight-saving time (DST) is a kind of "global experiment" we perform twice a year.

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has more on drowsy driving.

One would move ME into the Atlantic Time Zone, which would mean the state would no longer set clocks back in fall. Hawaii ditched Daylight Saving Time in 1967, according to a report by Time, and Arizona followed suit in 1968. You'll gain it back in November when the clocks go back.

Individual U.S. states continued to observe daylight saving time, but there was no standardization about when it would start and end until Congress passed the Uniform Time Act in 1966.

We lost an hour of sleep last night.

Supporters point to a study showing an increased risk of auto accidents and heart attacks following the spring change, due to the loss of an hour's sleep. This is the single most important fire protection measure that people can take. Oregon, California and Washington have all introduced bills that would keep each state permanently on daylight saving time.

The law authorizing Daylight Saving Time was signed into law on March 15th, 1918 with the Calder Act, which was implemented to help conserve fuel during WWI.