Making Daylight Savings Time Permanent?

March 12, 2019, 11:08 am EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (WTAT-TV) – You may not be happy with loosing that extra hour of sleep in March, but experts say there are countless benefits to the time change.

President Trump tweeted that making daylight savings permanent was okay with him on Monday.

David Prerau, daylight savings time expert, says that daylight savings reduces traffic accidents, energy usage and outdoor crime like mugging. He also says that is is good for public health because it gets more people outdoors.