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Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time. Experts claim the causes include adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a targeted enforcement campaign at 18 commonly used crosswalk locations between Wednesday, Mar. 11 and Thursday, Mar. 12.

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