Monday, November 2, 2009

Do you know what time it is?

Fall back and CHECK
Hopefully you changed your clocks this weekend, but did you also change your batteries and check your emergency kit?

During the annual daylight-saving time, we encourage people to examine their emergency preparedness kits – or create one – when they change their clocks. Along with checking your emergency kit, check – and, if necessary, change – the batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is Nov. 2-8
The National Sleep Foundation in Washington announced that Nov. 2-8 will be Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. NSF's 2009 Sleep in America Poll (.pdf file) found 1.9 million drivers were involved in a car crash or a near crash caused by drowsiness in the past year.
Source: National Safety Council

What Did You Do with Your Extra Hour?
The return to Standard Time is always much more exciting than Daylight Savings Time. Who doesn't love an extra hour of sleep?

Too Much Light at Night May Cause Depression
What happens if you get too much light at night?

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