How to End Daylight Saving Time
The countries in the northern and southern hemisphere are known for practicing daylight time saving. They adjust the clock during summer in order to have longer warm days. From the standard starting time, the clock is set one hour forward during the summer and set back during the fall. It runs between March-April in the Northern Hemisphere countries. For the southern Hemisphere, it runs between September-November and March-April. Dating from the First World War, the practice has been used in the U.S as a trick to save energy.
The practice is found advantageous in that it helps in shifting the summer daylight to the evening. The people do not use their energy on lights in the evening thus saving energy. The people drive in daylight during the evenings hence reducing the number of accidents. It also adds daylight in the evening hours where people are more active after the work.
The practice of daylight saving time has been in use for a long time. With many moves to end Day Light Saving Time, the practice is seen a s irrelevant today. Since people can use Electricity nowadays, the practice is seen to be foolish. The energy can also be saved through some more efficient means. The practice has also caused some health complications such as body melanin.
To end daylight saving time, there have been several petitions where petitioners give different reasons. The daylight saving time end will relieve the people the burden of time adjustment on their clocks. The United States’ time zones are also going to be reduced from four to two. This means that some states such as Chicago, Philadelphia, New York and Dallas are going to be on the same time zone.
People operating business or travelling between such states will not have to adjust times to fit the time zones. This will lead to a same central time zone. This will do away with some annoying television schedules. Such schedules that state “5:30 PM/ 4:30 Central”. In the east coasts, the time difference is also going to shift to two hours from three hours. People can also have a proper time schedules for travelling and commencements.
In conclusion, for a long time, people have benefited from using the daylight saving time for a long time. However, it is also seen to have the negative side of it. There may have some benefits of ending the practice of daylight saving time. The consideration of the idea of abolishing daylight saving time by the government is worth pursuing.